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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Allen Fire Department Welcomes New Chief

Chief Jonathan Boyd raises right hand during swearing in ceremony.

Chief Jonathan Boyd was sworn in as leader of the Allen Fire Department during a special ceremony on August 9.

Friends, colleagues and family members gathered to watch as Chief Boyd took his oath of office in the City Council Chambers. His wife, Amanda, pi...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Firefighters Reunited with Man they Saved

allen firefighter hugs man he helped save

Allen firefighters used extensive training and a unique piece of equipment to bring a man back to life.

Allen City Council approved the purchase of five chest compression devices in early 2017. The units perform up to 100 chest compressions per minute, all...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Allen to begin Audible Monthly Siren Tests


Beginning June 6, Allen Fire Department will perform an audible monthly test of the city’s warning sirens. Tests will take place at noon on the first Wednesday of every month. Tests will not be performed during severe weather events. If Allen is experienc...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

This Pool Season, Practice Chemical Caution

picture of a pool with ladder descending into water

Follow the advice of the Poison Center Network to prevent burns, breathing problems and more.

Concentrated pool chemicals, when mixed with water, create a type of bleach similar to that purchased in the supermarket. They can cause burns to the eyes, throat...

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Safely dispose of chemicals in Allen's HHW prog Fire Department