Chief Carlos Carmona is a native El Pasoan and has served in the El Paso Fire Department (EPFD) for 26 years. He has worked in all ranks of the Fire Department and is currently the Assistant Fire Chief of Operations. Chief Carmona was promoted to Deputy Chief in May 2008 and served as the El Paso City and County Emergency Management Coordinator. On July 19, 2009, he was appointed to Assistant Fire Chief. Chief Carmona is a graduate of Bel Air High School and holds a Bachelors of Science in Business/Management from the University of Phoenix and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Texas El Paso.