Category: Fire Department Press Releases

Fire Investigation Complete – 102 N State Street

The Champaign and Urbana Fire Departments responded to a two-alarm fire at 102 N State Street, Champaign, (Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church) on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at 4:49 p.m. Fire investigators have completed their investigation and classified this fire as accidental. Investigators worked late into the evening on Tuesday, January 23, performing a scene examination and reconstructing pre-fire conditions. […]


Champaign Fire Department Will Be Conducting Ice Rescue Training

The Champaign Fire Department will be conducting ice rescue training on the mornings of January 9, 10 and 11, at Kaufman Lake, 2702 W. Springfield Avenue, Champaign.  Fire department instructors will lead a scenario designed to simulate an ice rescue, reinforcing victim removal skills. The Champaign Fire Department reminds residents to take these safety precautions […]


Residential Fire – 1806 Park Haven Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1806 Park Haven Drive, Monday, December 26, 2017, at 4:34 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from the single-family home.  Suppression efforts began immediately. A neighbor noticed flames coming from the residence and called 911.  Once on […]


Residential Fire – 3322 Stoneway Court

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 3322 Stoneway Court, Friday, December 15, 2017, at 3:26 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found a vehicle on fire outside the residence beginning to extend into the home.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Firefighters deployed hose lines and quickly extinguished the vehicle fire […]


Residential Fire – 2 Hanover Court Unit A

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 2 Hanover Court Unit A, Friday, December 8, 2017, at 7:17 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from the front of a single-story duplex. Suppression efforts began immediately. Firefighters deployed hose lines inside the duplex and quickly […]


Residential Fire – 804 Crescent Drive Unit B

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 804 Crescent Drive Unit B, Saturday, November 4, 2017, at 9:26 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews found moderate smoke coming from the first-floor windows of a two-story duplex. Suppression efforts began immediately. Firefighters deployed hose lines inside the duplex and quickly extinguished […]


The Champaign Fire Department Hosts the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, October 26, at 6:00 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will host the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony at the Champaign Fire Department Headquarters at 307 South Randolph Street.  This event will honor devoted citizens and those members of Ambulance Services, Champaign Firefighters and Police Officers that have displayed exemplary service to those […]