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Zion Fire Dept. Battalion Chief Allen Town Retires


October 12, 2018

Gibbie Buchholtz

Allen Town Retires

Battalion Chief Allen Town of the Zion Fire Department retired after 26.5 years. He began with the department in 1991 as a paid on-call officer and hired full time in 1992 as a fired fighter and paramedic. In 2005, he was promoted to Lieutenant and subsequently promoted to Battalion Chief in 2009. He served as a Diver, Hazmat Tech, Public Information Officer and as a Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist.

Town said that he would work with a friend at Denny's Fire Control, a fire extinguisher service, after retirement.

Town is married to Chris, and they have three children Ethan, Caleb and Anna.


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