Administration Division

The Administration Division provides leadership, management, direction, supervision, coordination and general support to all Champaign Fire Department operations.

Administrative Staff

Fire Chief – Gary Ludwig

Fire Chief – Gary Ludwig



Operations Division

Training Division

Deputy Chief of Support – David Ferber


BarkerOperations Division

Deputy Chief of Operations – John Barker


Larry HappBuilding Safety Division

Supervisor – Larry Happ


Deputy Fire Marshal

Life Safety Division

Deputy Fire Marshal – Janet Maupin


Smith_RaLife Safety Division

Deputy Fire Marshal – Randy Smith


Response Statistics

Annual Fire Response Statistics

  • Three Alarm fire on March 23, 2011 in the 600 block of East Green Street in Champaign.

  • Fire Station One
  • Contact Information
    307 S. Randolph Street
    Champaign, Illinois 61820