Victoria Fire Department names Daron Lewis new fire marshal

Lewis was born and raised in Houston
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Fire Marshal Daron Lewis, left, poses for a photo with Fire Chief Fox during a meet-and-greet Sept. 1.

VICTORIA, Texas – Fire Marshal Daron Lewis has been selected to serve as the City of Victoria Fire Department’s next Fire Marshal.

As the fire marshal, Lewis will plan, organize, develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive fire prevention program with the City. He will also investigate the cause, origin and circumstances of fires in which property has been destroyed or damaged.

Lewis was born and raised in Houston. He earned his bachelor’s degree in administration of justice from Texas Southern University. He then earned his master’s degree in public administration from Waylon Baptist University.

Lewis is a licensed peace officer and served as a deputy sheriff for several years in Lubbock, Texas. He later accepted a position at the Lake Jackson Police Department. He served eight years as a patrol officer, detective, SWAT team member and assistant fire marshal.

The City of Victoria provided the above information and photos.