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Training
Jon BoydThe Training Division prepares firefighters to respond to a wide variety of emergencies with instinctive knowledge and expertise. It is led by Division Chief Jon Boyd.

Types of training
In order to maintain the high standards of the Allen Fire Department, firefighters must learn and excel in many areas, including:
  • Firefighting
  • Search and rescue
  • Emergency medicine
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Swift water rescue
  • Trench collapse rescue
  • Confined space rescue
  • Hazardous materials

Training ranges from daily drills to month-long certification courses. 
The division also provides leadership and management training to equip supervisors.

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