News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2021

Miracle in the median: Citizens honored for pulling father, infant and child from burning car

Five men who saved the lives of an Allen family were reunited Tuesday night in front of Allen City Council.

(L-R): Mayor Ken Fulk, John Martinez, Joel Martinez, Allen Police Officer Kye Kuopus, Allen Police Officer Stephen Griffith and Princeton Police Off...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Grease roundup: Keep grease away from drains this holiday

Photo of significant grease buildup inside a City sewer pipe

Instead of washing your grease down the drain, participate in the Holiday Grease Roundup and recycle it for free!

The City of Allen encourages you to properly recycle grease/cooking oil and divert as much grease as possible from our pipes this season. Held...

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Community Services
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Allen Fire crews bring the heat during monthlong flashover training

Firefighter wearing bunker gear observes smoke as it leaves the flashover chamber

Bring the heat! Allen firefighters and Battalion Chiefs completed flashover training throughout October. This is the first departmentwide flashover simulation for Allen Fire Department (AFD).

“Flashover training is an opportunity for firefighters to see th...

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Fire Department
Posted on: November 5, 2021

The North Pole comes to Collin County

Stuffed bear sitting in front of a holiday tree

Spread holiday cheer this season with ACO’s North Pole Toy Drive!

Through Dec. 3, All Community Outreach (ACO) is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for Collin County children ages 0-16. When the collection period ends, ACO will distribute ...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Holiday kitchen safety: Food and fun, not fire and injuries

Family cooking together in kitchen

Source: National Fire Protection Association

The kitchen is the heart of the home during the holidays. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially at Thanksgivingtime when there's lots of activity and people at home. As you start preparing your...

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Fire Department