Education Programs

Program update for 2021: Due to COVID-19 precautions, our public education programs are suspended until further notice. Continue checking this page for updates.

Allen Fire Department is passionate about educating our community on fire safety, life safety and fire prevention. We use quality simulation and training equipment to deliver a lifelike educational experience. If you have any questions, email our Public Education Coordinator.

Apparatus Display Presentation

Children can enjoy an up-close look at an ambulance, fire truck or engine.

Bunker Gear Presentation


Firefighters show what they look like before and after they are called to a fire. This program is designed to prepare children not to be afraid of firefighters when they have to come into a home.

Fire Extinguisher Training


A digital fire simulator lets users experience fire extinguisher operations while remaining indoors. This is a safe, smoke-free training.

Fire Station Tour


Schedule a fire station tour by calling our Public Education Coordinator at 214.509.4413 or call a member of the Educational Outreach Division at 214.509.4420.

Safety Trailer


This mobile classroom is equipped with lifelike simulations to educate people of all ages on what to do when a fire strikes in the kitchen or outside of a bedroom.

Smoke House Simulation


An instructor uses a furnished, two-story plexiglass doll house to demonstrate how quickly smoke fills each level of a house. The demonstration teaches the importance of keeping the bedroom door closed and shows the methods firefighters use to ventilate a smoke filled home.