In Memory of Officer Sam Escalante

In loving memory of Officer Sam Escalante

Chula Vista Fire Department

End of Watch: 6/21/2014

Chula Vista Fire Department Investigator, Sam Escalante, 43, passed away June 21, 2014 from a heart attack.

He was known as the Fire Department’s ‘go-to’ for highly technical life safety questions and was a manager within the Fire Prevention Division.

Escalante had been working with the CVFD since February 2006 as the city’s first Fire Prevention Engineer. Prior to joining the department, he was a Fire Protection Engineer in the U.S. Navy.

Sam had been with Chula Vista Fire for 8 years and is survived by his wife and 3 small children.