Lierman Avenue Closure Due to Urbana Fire Department Live Fire Training

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October 22, 2013 - 8:00am to October 27, 2013 - 5:00pm

 The Urbana, Champaign, and MABAS 28 Fire Departments will be partipating in Live Fire Training exercises at the Urbana Townhome Complex located at the 900 block of Lierman Avenue in Urbana on the following dates:  October 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and the weekend of the 26th & 27th

Fire Training will take place between the hours of 8am to 5pm. 

Lierman Ave. between Hunter and Washington St. will be closed daily between 8-5pm to vehicle traffic. Pedestrian traffic will be allowed for the East side of Lierman only during this time period. The public is encouraged to use Lanore to Hunter as an alternative route.

The Public may notice smoke odor in the immediate or distant area depending on wind direction. 

The Illinois Fire Service Institue will be providing the instructional staff to conduct this essential fire training.  The training opportunity will give firefighters valuable experience combating fires in Multi-family buildings. 

The public is advised to be aware of the heavy presence of fire apparatus and firefighters working in the immediate area of the complex.  

 We apologize for any traffic inconveniences during this training exercise.   

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Created on: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 09:10
- Author: KrisF