Posted on: August 7, 2017

Train for Disasters with Allen CERT

CERT members participate in training exercise

The Allen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is accepting applications for its 2017 Basic Training Course.

CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and r...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Grill Safely this Summer


Don’t let your backyard barbecue go up in flames. Test your grilling I.Q. with these tips from Allen Fire Department.

  • Place your grill well away from fences, eaves, overhanging branches and the side of your home. The City of Allen prohibits grilling on apa...
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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Don't Trap Kids, Pets inside a Hot Car


Heatstroke can be deadly to kids and pets - and happens much faster than most people realize. In just ten minutes, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise 20 degrees or more. 

More than half of the hot car-related deaths in the last 20 years were d...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Reminder: Fireworks Prohibited in Allen


Planning a patriotic celebration this summer? Make sure fireworks aren’t part of the party.

The discharge of fireworks is strictly prohibited within Allen city limits without a special permit, as part of City Ordinance No. 2239-11-03. Please cont...

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