Fire Prevention

Anyone can create a safer home! Read the following resources to help keep your family and property safe.
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Smoke Alarm Installation

If your home does not have a working smoke alarm, American Red Cross-Texoma Area will install one for you! Simply fill out an online request form. Allen residents should select the "McKinney/Denton" office under the "City" field when completing the online form.

Arson Reward - $1,000


The City of Allen offers a reward of up to $1,000 to any person who voluntarily gives information to any law enforcement officer which leads to the arrest and subsequent conviction of any person or persons who commit the crime of Arson within the corporate limits of the City of Allen.

To report information on an arson, call the Allen Fire Marshal’s Office at 214.509.4400. You may also contact the statewide Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office hotline at 1.877.4FIRE45 (1.877.434.7345). All calls remain anonymous.

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Changes to International Fire Code

On August 27, 2019, the City of Allen adopted the 2018 International Fire Code. All permits submitted on or after September 1, 2019 must adhere to the new code and local amendments.