The Champaign Fire Department is partnering with the Champaign Park District to provide fire department personnel with water rescue training on the mornings of June 6, 7 and 8, at Sholem Aquatic Center, 2205 Sangamon Drive, Champaign. Champaign Park District employees, along with fire department instructors, will lead skill stations designed to simulate a surface […]
The Neighborhood Programs Division brought Travis Remmert, founder of OneRoof systems, onsite for daylong training on December 15.The City’s IT Department was instrumental in providing access to learning laptops in the lower level of the City Building for this event. Champaign is one of the original member cities to use this community development software, and […]
The Champaign Fire Department will be conducting live fire training October 18, 19, and 20, 2016, at the Illinois Fire Service Institute, 11 Gerty Drive, Champaign. Fire crews will have the opportunity to train with both the new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and Thermal Imaging Cameras (TIC) recently purchased by the Fire Department. These new […]
The Fire Department conducted ice rescue training at Kaufman Lake January 20-22, 2016. Fire crews participated in skill stations designed to prompt crews to observe ice conditions and make appropriate scene size-ups, perform surface rescues from the ice, and safely remove victims from the ice.
The Champaign Fire Department will conduct ice rescue training January 20, 21, and 22, 2016, at Kaufman Lake, 2702 W. Springfield Avenue in Champaign. Crews will be participating in skill stations designed to prompt crews to observe ice conditions and make appropriate scene size-ups, perform surface rescues from the ice, and safely remove victims from […]
The Champaign Fire Department will be conducting Ice Rescue Training January 20-22, 2015 at Mattis Park on Devonshire Drive in Champaign. Crews will respond to a report of a victim that has fallen through the ice and will perform a rescue of the victim (s). There will be two sessions daily at 8:30 and 10:00am […]
The City of Champaign hosted a training course from the National Community Development Association (NCDA) focused on practitioners in the federal HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME program). The three day course included 18 practitioners from around the country and three local staff. The event was offered at the Champaign Police Department, which provided great accommodations […]
The Champaign Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team would like to notify the public of an upcoming training exercise. WHAT: SWAT Team officers will be conducting a training exercise involving munitions. These munitions are strictly controlled and will not pose any threat to the surrounding neighborhood. WHO: Champaign Police Department Special Weapons […]