Fire Prevention

Anyone can create a safer home! Read the following resources to help keep your family and property safe.

Changes to International Fire Code


Effective August 27, 2019, the City of Allen has adopted the 2018 International Fire Code. All permits submitted on or after September 1, 2019 must adhere to the new code and local amendments. View new code and local amendments.

Important informational notice and policy statement regarding fire alarm audio and visual occupant notification.

Smoke Alarm Installation


If your home does not have a working smoke alarm, American Red Cross-Texoma Area will install one for you! Simply fill out an online request form. Allen residents should select the "McKinney/Denton" office under the "City" field when completing the online form.

Arson Reward - $1,000


The City of Allen offers a reward of up to $1,000 to any person who voluntarily gives information to any law enforcement officer which leads to the arrest and subsequent conviction of any person or persons who commit the crime of Arson within the corporate limits of the City of Allen.

To report information on an arson, call the Allen Fire Marshal’s Office at 214.509.4400. You may also contact the statewide Texas State Fire Marshal’s Office hotline at 1.877.4FIRE45 (1.877.434.7345). All calls remain anonymous.