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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Citizens Fire Academy Now Accepting Applications


Learn what it takes to be an Allen firefighter during this free, 8-week course. The 2020 Citizens Fire Academy will be held March 19-May 7 with a packed itinerary of hands-on training. Participants can ride along with firefighters, operate a fire hose, learn CPR, wear firefighting gear and more!

Classes are held Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m at the Municipal Courts/Parks and Recreation Building (301 Century Parkway). Attendance at every session is encouraged, but attendance on March 26 and April 23 is required of all participants. Participants may also attend optional Saturday sessions on March 28 and April 25.

The class is open to anyone over the age of 18 who lives or works in the City of Allen.

Applications are available online. Email your completed application to, fax to 214.509.4410 or hand deliver your application to City of Allen Parks and Recreation (301 Century Parkway, Allen, TX 75013). All applications must be received by Friday, February 28. For additional information, please contact Linda Greenidge at or 214.509.4413.

See full class schedule.
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