Category: Fire Department News

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2002 Glen Park, Space A $593,350.00 03/29/12 Champaign Village 2 LLC/Fitness Center 2002 W Bradley $378,715.00 03/29/12 110 West Bradley, LLC/Clubhouse

Additional Fire Service Locations

On Sunday, April 1, 2012, the Champaign Fire Department began providing fire services for the unincorporated areas south and west of the City and north of the Champaign/Savoy growth boundary line. This transition involved a substantial amount of work at the Fire Department and METCAD to change the recommended responses for more than 500 residential…
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UI Campus Fire Safety Showcased as Best Practice at National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, MD.

Programs from Champaign Fire Department’s campus fire safety education toolbox will be offered as successful best practices in a newly developed course at the National Fire Academy. The National Fire Academy is the country’s pre-eminent federal fire training and education institution. The original purpose of the NFA is to “function as the core of the…
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Fire – Building Safety Co-Hosts Illinois Energy Conservation Code Seminar

Nearly 80 local contractors and builders participated in a highly successful Illinois Energy Conservation Code Seminar hosted by the Champaign Fire Department, Building Safety; Urbana Community Development, Building Safety; and the Home Builders Association East Central Illinois. This was the first time the cities and HBA have co-sponsored such an event, but judging by the…
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Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2769-2777 Hunters Pond Run $1,508,700 03/14/12 Edward Rose Development/New MultiFamily

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more.  Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 902 Bloomington Rd. $594,688.00 03/05/12 McDaniel Meyer Properties/Car Wash (Mach I) 902 Bloomington Rd. $1,447,312.00 03/05/12 McDaniel Meyer Properties/Convenience Store (Mach I)

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more.  Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 915 W. Marketview $2,000,000.00 02/27/12 Sam’s Real Estate Bus. Trust/Alteration – Retail (Sam’s Club) 501 S. Sixth St. $3,057,000.00 02/27/12 DCB Mansions LLC/New MultiFamily

Permits Issued:

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 903 W. Anthony Dr. (Bldg. 1) $564,968.00 02/14/12 Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon/New Vanilla Box 901 W. Anthony Dr. (Bldg. 2) $434,754.00 02/14/12 Lone…
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CFD’s Y-Fire Intervention Unit Recognized by FEMA

U.S. Fire Administration/Federal Emergency Management Agency informed the Champaign Fire Prevention Division that its youthful fire setting intervention program will be one of five in the nation highlighted during a FEMA campaign to bring focus to youth-set fires during Arson Awareness Week in May 2012. Champaign’s Y-Fire Intervention Unit is managed by Fire and Life…
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Taste of Town – February 24

6:30-9:30 PM at the I-Hotel and Conference Center An evening of live music food and wine tasting, People’s Choice Food Awards, exhibits from local art and boutique vendors, raffles and silent auction prizes to benefit the non-profit Fire and Police Memorial in West Side Park to honor our community’s fallen heroes.

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