Items tagged: emergency

Emergency Family Shelter Steering Committee

On January 6, 2015, the Steering Committee for the Emergency Family Shelter, which includes Project Specialist Jason Greenly and Neighborhood Programs Manager Kerri Spear, met to discuss progress made on rehabilitation work being done to the identified building site.  Rehabilitation includes a roof replacement, asbestos inspections, and some other minor repair needed before opening.  The […]

Lynn Street Road Closure

In order to complete an emergency tree removal, the Public Works Department has  closed Lynn Street between Green Street and Healey Street. The closing will last until 6 p.m. today, October 3, 2014. Through traffic will not be allowed; however residents will be allowed access to driveways.

Prospect Ave. Lane Closure

In order to complete an emergency repair on a water main, Illinois American Water will close one southbound lane of Prospect Avenue between Broadmoor Drive and Devonshire Drive. The lane closure will begin on Thursday, July 17, 2014 and will reopen by Friday, July 25, 2014. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area. Illinois […]

Text-to-911 is not yet available in Champaign County

Text-to-911 is not yet available in Champaign County. If you have an emergency, please place a voice call to 9-1-1. Confusion exists over the announcement that as of today (May 15, 2014) text to 9-1-1 is available nationwide. In an agreement with the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) and the Association of Public-Safety Communication Officials […]

Report of Fire on 808 S. First

CFD Fire Information Report Narrative: Champaign Fire Department responded to a report of a large fire in the basement of a residence with occupants still inside. Fire Crews arrived to find no smoke or flames visible from the street. Once crews made entry to the building, they found light smoke and a small fire in […]