Posted on: September 21, 2016

Need a Smoke Alarm?

smoke alarm

Smoke detectors save lives, but not everyone has one. The American Red Cross-Texoma Area is currently accepting requests for smoke alarm installations.

Allen residents may submit a request by completing this form with their name, phone number, home ad...Read on...

Request a smoke alarm now.
Posted on: September 16, 2016

AFD Honors Employees, Volunteers at Special Ceremony

promotion award ceremony

Allen Fire Department celebrated promotions and honored department standouts during a special ceremony on Sept. 15.

Matt Madding, an Allen native and 8-year veteran of Allen Fire Department, was promoted to captain. Nathan Boyd, who has been with AFD f...Read on...

Learn more about Allen Fire Department.
Posted on: September 8, 2016

Before Disaster Strikes, Train as a Volunteer

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From hurricanes to terror attacks, disasters often leave Americans wondering how they can help prepare their communities. One of the best ways to support your neighbors is to train as a volunteer.

The City of Allen offers numerous programs to help resi...Read on...

Learn about additional programs at Ready.gov.
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Are You Ready for an Emergency?

Emergency Preparedness

Allen Fire Department is encouraging residents to create a disaster plan to mark National Preparedness Month.

Because your family may not be together when disaster strikes, you should review these questions with each person in your household:

• How...Read on...

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