The Citizens Fire Academy begins March 8 and will run every Thursday evening for ten weeks and two optional Saturdays. Classes are held from 7 - 9:30 p.m.
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.