About Our Department

Our Mission

The Channelview Fire Department (CFD) is a proud institution that has been in existence since 1949. In January of 2012, CFD transitioned from a volunteer organization to fully paid department staffed with over 85 highly motivated career firemen and paramedics. CFD currently has 2 stations. CFD provides emergency services by staffing of: 1 District Chief, 2 Class A Fire Engines (4 personnel each), 1 Ladder Company (4 personnel), 3 Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) Ambulances (2 paramedic each), and 1 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Supervisor. Services provided by the Department include:

· Fire Suppression
· Emergency Medical Care
· Rescue
· Hazardous Materials Mitigation
· Disaster Response
· Public Education

Ryan Thistle

Ryan Thistle

Fire Chief

Charlie Villegas

Charlie Villegas

Assistant Chief - Fire

Steven Adams

Steven Adams

Assistant Chief - EMS

Jimmy Sumbera

Jimmy Sumbera

Administrator

Earnest Watson

Earnest Watson

District Chief - A

Steve Roane

Steve Roane

District Chief - B

Ennio Ponte

Ennio Ponte

District Chief - C

Chad Mikush

Chad Mikush

District Chief - D

Jimmy Owens

Jimmy Owens

President, Elected

Term: 5/2018 – 5/2022

Robert Ballew

Robert Ballew

Treasurer, Elected

Term: 10/2021-5/2024

Brenda Biggers

Brenda Biggers

Secretary, Elected

Term:  5/2018 – 5/2022

Michael Burr

Michael Burr

Vice-President, Elected

Term:  7/2020-5/2024

Alma Cedillo

Alma Cedillo

Commissioner, Elected

Term:  10/2020 – 5/2022

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