Posted on: June 27, 2017

Grill Safely this Summer


Don’t let your backyard barbecue go up in flames. Test your grilling I.Q. with these tips from Allen Fire Department.

  • Place your grill well away from fences, eaves, overhanging branches and the side of your home. The City of Allen prohibits grilling on apa...
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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Don't Trap Kids, Pets inside a Hot Car


Heatstroke can be deadly to kids and pets - and happens much faster than most people realize. In just ten minutes, temperatures inside a vehicle can rise 20 degrees or more. 

More than half of the hot car-related deaths in the last 20 years were d...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Reminder: Fireworks Prohibited in Allen


Planning a patriotic celebration this summer? Make sure fireworks aren’t part of the party.

The discharge of fireworks is strictly prohibited within Allen city limits without a special permit, as part of City Ordinance No. 2239-11-03. Please cont...

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