Category: Fire Department News

Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV

Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV On October 26, 2017, CGTV was invited by the Champaign Fire Department to record the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Memorial Awards & Pinning Ceremony. The event honored Champaign Firefighters, Police Officers, Ambulance Services, and citizens that have given exemplary service to our community. Additionally. during the pinning ceremony, […]


Champaign Building Safety Division Maintains ISO BCEGS Class 3 Rating

The Champaign Fire Department Building Safety Division has again been awarded a Class 3 rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), an organization that independently evaluates building codes in communities across the United States.  ISO uses the Building Code Effectiveness Grading Schedule (BCEGS) to assign each municipality a classification from 1 to 10.  Class 1 […]


Champaign Fire Promotes Campus Fire Safety

The Champaign Fire Department has again modified its award-winning Fire Factor program to meet the needs of University of Illinois students in our community.  Online learning modules from the Fire Factor curriculum have been updated and expanded and are now required for Greek Officers by the University of Illinois Office of the Dean of Students. A team […]


Commercial Permits

The following commercial permits were issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer/Business 2506 N Prospect $250,000.00 9/7/2017 Walmart Property 2301 W Bradley $350,000.00 9/11/2017 Prime Housing LLC 1802 S Mattis $1,050,000.00 9/11/2017 The Carle Foundation 402 Town Center Blvd $1,524,458.00 […]


Champaign’s Fire Factor Partners with UI New Student Programs for Move-In Night Event

On Thursday, August 24, Champaign’s Fire Factor and the University of Illinois New Student Programs partnered to offer over 6,000 incoming students a Safety Festival during their first night on campus. Champaign Fire Department, Neighborhood Services, and METCAD partnered with other agencies and organizations to share their expertise in the Ikenberry Housing Quad along 301 […]