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Posted on: January 10, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Citizens Fire Academy Now Accepting Applications


Want to learn what it takes to be a fire fighter in the City of Allen? Ride with fire fighters, learn how to operate a fire hose, wear fire fighting gear, and more at the 2018 Citizens Fire Academy.

Beginning on March 22, the 10-week class is designed to teach students about proper firefighting techniques, and provide hands-on experience with the same equipment Allen fire fighters use every day. The academy is 10 weeks long and, except for two optional Saturday classes, will meet Thursdays at 7 p.m. at the Ron Gentry Training Center.

Registration is free and open to anyone over the age of 18 who lives or works in the City of Allen. Applications are being accepted until March 12. For additional information, please contact Linda Greenidge at or 214.509.4413. Fill out an application now and send or deliver it to:

Allen Fire Department Administrative Offices

310 Century Parkway

Allen, TX 75013

Fax: 214.509.4410

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