Category: Fire Department News

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year

Building Safety Division Experiences Another Record Year The City of Champaign’s Building Safety Division experienced a busy 2016, with over $219 million dollars in construction valuation, the third highest in the City of Champaign’s history.  In 2016 Building Safety performed a total of 9,580 inspections and issued 2,945 permits, including 143 new one and two-family […]

Commercial Permits Issued

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 801 W Interstate $689,733.00 1/4/2017 Aldi Inc.

Champaign Fire Department Conducts Ice Rescue Training

Champaign Fire Department conducted ice rescue training December 20, 21, and 22 at Kaufman Lake, 2702 W. Springfield Avenue.  Fire crews participated in skill stations designed to prompt rescuers to observe ice conditions and make appropriate scene size-ups, perform surface rescues, and safely remove victims from the ice.

Commercial Permits Issued

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 3310 Fields South Dr. $49,511,340.00 12/19/2016 The Carle Foundation

Commercial Construction Permit Issued

The following commercial permit was issued this week with an estimated cost of construction of $250,000 or more.                                           Address                        Cost of Construction   […]

Commercial Permits Issued

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 201 W Green $3,900,000 10/24/2016 Green Street Realty

Fire Recruitment Meeting Gets Warm Response

Approximately 25 community members attended the Probationary Firefighter Recruitment Information meeting held on Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. – Noon at Fire Station 1. This informational meeting was open to anyone interested in a career as a City of Champaign firefighter and desired more information about the entry-level process. Presenters for the event were: […]

Commercial Permits Issued

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 […]

Champaign Fire Department Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week 2016

Champaign Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week 2016 at Market Place Mall.  On Sunday, firefighters and staff were outside the Food Court hosting a Touch-A-Truck event so that over 300 kids of all ages could see a fire truck up-close.  Inside the mall were a “Hazard House Demo”, community outreach materials, and a special […]

Commercial Permits Issued

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 902 Meijer Dr $500,000 9/23/2016 Green Street Realty