The Fire Prevention Division includes the Fire Marshal, (2) Assistant Fire Marshals, and (3) Fire Inspectors



Jacob Salinas, Fire Marshal




Fire Marshal Jacob Salinas has been employed at the Pharr Fire Department for approximately 23 years and holds various certifications in Fire Fighter Intermediate, Fire Inspector Basic, Fire Arson Investigator, and Peace Officer. Fire Marshal Salinas currently oversees the Fire Prevention Division daily operations. Some operational tasks and concerns directly related to effective fire prevention are:

1) Plans Review and Pre- Fire Plans
2) Inspections
3) Public Education
4) Seasonal Activities
5) Special Interest Groups
6) Fire Prevention Codes
7) Public Information
8) Consultation
9) Record and Reports
10) Photography
11) Fire Ignition Sequence Investigation
12) Legal Aspect
13) Water Supply


Dagoberto Soto, Asst. Fire Marshal


Felipe Pedraza, Assistant Fire Marshal



Rogelio Rodriguez, Fire Inspector

Eduardo Lugo, Fire Inspector

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Cynthia Puente, Fire Inspector

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Contact or visit us at:

Pharr Fire-Rescue
Fire Prevention Division
118 S Cage Blvd.,
3rd Fl
Pharr, Texas 78577
Tel: (956) 402-4400
Fax: (956) 475-3433