Category: Fire Department News

Fire Department Responds to a Working Fire

Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 31 Howard Drive on June 15, 2015 at 6:02 p.m. Upon arrival, fire crews found smoke emitting from a detached garage in the backyard of the residence. Fire crews deployed multiple hand lines into the structure in an attempt to extinguish the fire. […]

Champaign Fire Responds to a Working Fire – 413 Hessel Blvd

Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 413 Hessel Boulevard on May 28, 2015 at 8:59 a.m. Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy fire showing from the east side of the structure. Fire crews deployed a single hand line into the structure in an attempt to extinguish the fire. Fire […]

Wellness Spring Fling & Community Resource Fair

The CommUnity Matters team partnered with Neighborhood Programs Division staff to host the 2015 Wellness Spring Fling on May 18th at Garden Hills Elementary School. Numerous vendors were on hand to provide valuable information to nearly 100 Unit 4 families and community members. The CUperStars provided live entertainment showcasing the talents of local youth. There […]

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 1330 Mariner Way $473,960.00 5-13-15 Aquas Partnership 1007 S Third $335,943.00 5-12-15 Evans Scholars Fdn  

CFD Responds to Working Fire at 604 E. White

Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a working fire at 604 E. White St. on May 13, 2015 at 8:18 p.m.  Upon arrival, fire crews found heavy fire showing from the northeast side of the structure on the second floor and extending to the third floor. Fire Crews initially deployed a master stream […]

Planning Staff and Fire Staff coordinate to look at Future Growth

The Planning and Development Department Staff have been working with the Fire Department Staff to look at future growth for the City of Champaign.  The Fire Department is performing a study looking at their service areas and response times, while trying to stay in tune with current development patterns and projected growth. Senior Planners Jeff […]

2014 Fire Fighter of the Year

Champaign Fire Department and the Champaign Exchange Club Honors Fire Fighter of the Year Recipient The Champaign Fire Department and the Champaign Exchange Club will honor the 2014 Fire Fighter of the Year recipient, Engineer Josh Jessup, on April 6, 2015 during a ceremony being held at O’Charley’s Restaurant, 720 W. Town Center Blvd., from 12:00 to 1:00.  When responding to the news that […]

Champaign Fire Department Promotional Ceremony

On Monday, March 30, 2015, the Champaign Fire Department will hold a promotional ceremony to recognize eight individuals that have been promoted to the ranks of Deputy Chief, Captain, Lieutenant, and Engineer. The ceremony will be held at Champaign Fire Department Headquarters, 307 S. Randolph Street, at 7:00 p.m. Contact: John Koller, Fire Marshal Phone:  (217) […]

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  2000 N Neil  2000 N Neil   3-13-15  Herschman Arch (Shell Building – Future Retailing)