The Fire Prevention Division includes the Fire Marshal, (2) Assistant Fire Marshals, and (4) Fire Inspectors

Carlos Arispe Jr.
Fire Marshal

Fire Marshal Carlos Arispe Jr. has been employed at the Pharr Fire Department for over 25 years and holds various certifications in Fire Fighter Intermediate, Fire Inspector Basic, Fire Arson Investigator, and Peace Officer. Fire Marshal Carlos Arispe Jr. currently oversees the Fire Prevention Division daily operations. Some operational tasks and concerns directly related to effective fire prevention are:

  • Plans Review and Pre-Fire Plans
  • Inspections
  • Public Education
  • Seasonal Activities
  • Special Interest Groups
  • Fire Prevention Codes
  • Public Information
  • Consulation
  • Record and Reports
  • Photography
  • Fire Ignition Sequence Investigation
  • Legal Aspects
  • Water SupplyList Item
Dagoberto Soto
Assistant Fire Marshal
David Martinez
Assistant Fire Marshal
Martin Torres
Fire Inspector
J. 'Mike' Navarro
Fire Inspector/Fire Investigator
LeeRoy Cantu
Fire Inspector
Ruben Vera
Fire Inspector/Investigator
Contact or visit us at:

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