Items tagged: Fire

Residential Fire – 1318 Hedge Road

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1318 Hedge Road, Thursday, December 1, 2016, at 9:04 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the rear of the residence.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Thirteen (13) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-seven (27) emergency response personnel responded to […]

Vacant Structure Fire – 106 Roper Street

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 106 Roper Street, Thursday, November 24, 2016, at 7:25 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the vacant structure.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Twelve (12) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-six (26) emergency response personnel responded to the call […]

Residential Fire – 1308 Sunset Drive

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1308 Sunset Drive, Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at 3:04 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the rear of the residence.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Thirteen (13) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-seven (27) emergency response personnel responded to […]

Residential Fire – 903 Ada Drive

Champaign, IL – The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 903 Ada Drive, Sunday, October 23, 2016, at 8:51 p.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the front of the residence.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Twelve (12) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-six (26) emergency response personnel […]

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: […]

The Champaign Fire Department Hosts the 2nd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony

On Monday, October 24, at 6:30 p.m., the Champaign Fire Department will host the 2nd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Awards Ceremony.  This event will honor devoted citizens and those Emergency Medical Technicians and Champaign Firefighters that have displayed exemplary service to those they serve and protect.   After the consideration of the awards committee, 12 awards […]

Champaign Fire Department Is Accepting Applications For The 2017-2019 Probationary Firefighter Eligibility List

The Champaign Fire Department is now accepting applications for the 2017-2019 Probationary Firefighter eligibility list until November 12, 2016 via the National Testing Network website (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com). The Champaign Fire Department will also host a recruitment information meeting on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This voluntary meeting will be held at Champaign […]

Champaign Fire Department Responds to Residential Fire

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 4809 W Windsor Road #A13, Monday, September 5, 2016, at 4:10 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke and flames visible from the residence.  Suppression efforts began immediately. Twelve (12) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately twenty-six (26) emergency response personnel responded […]

Town Center Apartments Fire

On Monday, May 30,  there was a fire at one of the Town Center Apartment buildings.  The fire heavily damaged the entire building rendering it unfit for human habitation.  The Fire Department contacted the Code Compliance Division on Tuesday, May 31 to request that the building be “Condemned for Occupancy.”  Property Maintenance Inspector Tim Spear assessed the building from […]

Apartment Fire – 1513 W Kirby Ave

The Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at 1513 W. Kirby Avenue on March 24, 2016, at 10:39 a.m. Upon arrival on the scene, fire crews reported smoke coming from the south end of the structure. Building evacuation and suppression efforts began immediately. Fourteen (14) pieces of Fire/Rescue/EMS equipment and approximately thirty-four (34) […]