David Allison

Title: Fire Prevention Chief
Chief Allison

The Romulus Fire Department Fire Prevention Division is led by Chief David Allison, a 40-year veteran of the Romulus Fire Department. A life-long Romulus resident, Chief Allison began his career in 1979 as a volunteer firefighter.

Chief Allison was assigned to Fire Station Number 1 at the beginning of his career. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in early 1988 and later that year, he was promoted to Station Captain. He has served on the Downriver Arson Task Force, the Western Wayne County HazMat Team, and the Wayne County Training Committee. He is a former Rotarian and has been the Romulus Goodfellows President for over 10 years.

In May of 1991, Allison accepted a full-time position as Fire Marshal, where he served until being named Fire Chief in January of 1996. Chief Allison is one of the longest-serving fire chiefs in the Downriver and Western Wayne County areas.

The Chief is an NFPA and Michigan-certified fire inspector and plan reviewer and a trained fire cause and origin investigator. Chief Allison is a 2008 graduate of Eastern Michigan University's Staff and Command Executive Leadership Program.


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