Updated Fire Cause Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a passer-by report of a house living room on fire. Fire units arrived to find the southwest corner living room on fire. Crews quickly forced entry through the front door and extinguished the fire with a hose line. No one was home at the time of… (Read the Rest…)
In order to repair pavement in the 1600 block of Mayfair Road, Feutz Constractors will be closing the south bound lane of Mayfair Road between Kirby Avenue and Lincolnshire Drive from Monday, October 21, 2013, to Tuesday, October 22, 2013. All driveways along Mayfair Road will remain open at all times.
In order to repair pavement in the 600 block of Chalmers Street, Feutz Constractors will be closing one lane of Chalmers Street between Wright Street and Sixth Street from Tuesday, October 22, 2013, to Thursday, October 24, 2013. All driveways along Chalmers Street will remain open at all times.
In order to complete a repair to a University of Illinois gas pipeline, University of Illinois Facilities & Services will be closing Curtis Road between Staley Road and Rising Road. The closure will begin on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, and will reopen a week later, weather permitting, on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Through traffic will… (Read the Rest…)
On October 16, 2013 at approximately 12:28 PM Champaign Police received a report of a death in the 400 block of W. Eureka. Upon arrival, officers located the skeletal remains of an individual reported to live in the home. The family member reporting the death, who also lived in the home, indicated the individual was… (Read the Rest…)
The community joined the Champaign Fire Department for an open house to recognize Fire Prevention Week at the Champaign Public Library. This year, the theme for Fire Prevention Week was, Get Cooking with Fire Safety, and focused on cooking safety. The Champaign Fire Department partnered with several local agencies including; Arrow Ambulance, Pro Ambulance, Champaign… (Read the Rest…)
The University of Illinois is partnering with Champaign County Bikes to host the first-ever campus-wide bicycle census during Sustainability Week 2013. Volunteers will be dispatched across campus to help count parked bicycles during a one-hour period at 10am on October 23. The findings of the count will help inform future decisions around bicycle infrastructure, parking,… (Read the Rest…)
Evento para familias 22 de octubre 6:00 PM Pizza y refrescos 6:30 PM Cuentos para ninos en espanol 7:15 PM Del Sur en concierto Festival of Books: Spanish Storytime with Del Sur in Concert Funding for new Spanish-language materials provided by a grant from the Illinois State Library.
The 21st Annual Safeworks Illinois Work Injury Conference was held on October 10 in Normal, IL. The focus of the conference was to bring all the stakeholders in the workers’ compensation system together to discuss issues and solutions. City of Champaign Risk Manager Larry Krause attended, and contributed as a panelist to discuss the impact… (Read the Rest…)
Narrative: The Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of fire coming out of the first floor wall of the building west of 110 E. John St. Fire Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the southeast corner of 108 E. John St. The fire was found in a small one-story addition. A hand line… (Read the Rest…)