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Citizens Fire Academy
Academy student with dummy The City of Allen Citizens Fire Academy is a program designed for persons living or working in the City of Allen who wish to learn more about how the Allen Fire Department is organized and operates.

Covered in this program are such topics as department hiring, training, educational requirements, emergency operations, fire and life safety training and much more.

The Academy is taught by fire fighters from throughout the Department. Academy participants are given the opportunity to participate in demonstrations of emergency operations and to ride with on-duty fire fighters on emergency calls.

The Academy meets from 7 - 9:30 pm every Thursday for 10 weeks with two optional Saturdays.
  • When: Spring 2015 class begins February 26
  • Where: The Academy meets at the Ronald Gentry Training Center, 310 Century Parkway, Allen
  • Limited Space: There are only 20 seats available. 
  • Applications are being accepted NOW through February 13

How to Apply 
Download the application or you may pick one up at the Allen Fire Department, Administration Building, 310 Century Parkway, 2nd Floor, Allen, TX 75013.

Please fax, mail or deliver the completed application to the Allen Fire Department Administrative Offices.

For More Information
To find out more, please contact L. Greenidge, M.Ed., Public Education Coordinator, at 214.509.4413 (office) or 214.509.4410 (fax).

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Citizens Academy