El Paso County Emergency Services District #1

Fire Prevention Division

The El Paso County Emergency Services District (E.S.D.) #1 – Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) strives on the goal of minimizing the risk of life & property loss from fire. By enforcing an adopted fire code (International Fire Code [IFC], 2015 ed.) & related standards, so hazardous conditions can be eliminated or controlled before a fire occurs.

Our Mission

Fire Prevention within our community.

The El Paso County E.S.D. #1 – Fire Marshal’s Office is staffed by Frank Guillen, Fire Marshal; Carlos Ornelas, Assistant Fire Marshal; Rick Flores, Deputy Fire Marshal; Sam Villarreal, Deputy Fire Marshal; Mike Franco, Deputy Fire Marshal; Joe Gutierrez, Deputy Fire Marshal; and Diana Ramos, Administrative Assistant.

It is our responsibility to work with the community in providing fire safety inspections, attend meetings with business owners & contractors, and handle any requests and/or complaints from the public. We are here for your assistance and as a resource to the community. If you feel that your building, business or operation requires our attention, or if you are unsure and wish to request an inspection, you may call (915) 852-3204 or fill out an online inspection request form and send via e-mail. A fire inspector will be sent to conduct an inspection, answer any questions you may have, and make suggestions/recommendations for fire safety related items. Please be advised that there is a fee involved when requesting an inspector to conduct any fire-related business. Please refer to the El Paso County E.S.D. #1 fee schedule on our web page.

Texas Certified Fire Inspectors

Inspector Title Phone # Email
Frank Guillen Fire Marshal 915-256-3375 fguillen@epcesd1.com
Carlos Ornelas Assistant Fire Marshal 915-920-8090 cornelas@epcesd1.com
Mike Franco Deputy Fire Marshal 915-852-3204 mfranco@epcesd1.com
Joe Gutierrez Deputy Fire Marshal 915-852-3204 jgutierrez@epcesd1.com
Anastacio Moreno Deputy Fire Marshal 915-852-3204 amoreno@epcesd1.com
Sam Villarreal Deputy Fire Marshal 915-852-3204 svillarreal@epcesd1.com
Contact Information

In the Event of an Emergency - Call 911