We want to acknowledge one of our true community heroes. Firefighter Jerry Helms has been in Allen Volunteer Fire Department for 45 YEARS! He started at the age of 16. Took a short period away as he assisted with the start of Northeast Cabarrus Fire Department. Jerry served multiple years as Assistant Chief. Since 2010 he has filled the role as safety officer.
Not only does Jerry help with the fire department, he has been an active member at Cold Springs United Methodist Church his entire life. Jerry is the current Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 5 and has been involved with scouts for 24 years. Thank you for your commitment to the fire service and your community!