Category: Fire Department News

Firefighter Behavioral Health

From Tuesday, February 11 through Thursday, February 13, firefighter training focused on health and wellness. Acting Deputy Chief John Barker spoke on the development of a Health and Wellness Program. This portion of the class focused on a program that would make options available to firefighting personnel to help prepare and maintain mental and physical…
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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    2006 N. Prospect           $1,865,000.00      02/07/14        Thompson Thrift/Gander Mountain    314 E. Clark  …
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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 631 E Green #100         $301,600.00     01/17/2014      Wright & Green LLC 211 S Staley Rd.    …
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207 E. John

Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 207 E. John late Monday evening. Upon arrival, crews found smoke emitting from the from the lower level parking deck. Fire crews entered and found fire to be in the a storage room in the parking deck area of the structure. Fire crews…
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Fire in the Dorm: A True Story of Family, Friends & Faith

Fire in the Dorm: A True Story of Family, Friends & Faith The City’s Information Technologies Department recently completed the production of a fire safety video titled “Fire in the Dorm: A True Story of Family, Friends and Faith”.  This video features Fire Engineer Dave Tomlinson interviewing fire survivors Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simons.  Shawn…
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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 309 E. John $2,543,852.00 12/17/2013 309 E John LLC

Township and Fire District Reimbursement

In accordance with State law, after annexation of property, the City of Champaign is required to reimburse the Townships and Fire Districts for the loss of revenue they experience. The City reimburses the townships for ten years after an annexation, and the fire districts are reimbursed for five years, with the amount decreasing by twenty…
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