Isaiah Sanchez began his journey in firefighting at the San Antonio Fire Academy where he received his firefighter/EMT certification in 2003. He joined the Houston Fire Department (HFD) in 2004 and currently holds the rank of Captain.
Isaiah joined HCESD 48 in 2017 as a volunteer and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2019 where he continues to assist new cadets in furthering their skills and knowledge. Isaiah holds numerous certifications including Master Structure Firefighter, Instructor II, Fire Officer II, Incident safety officer, Hazard Incident Commander, and Blue Card Instructor.
Isaiah has been married to his wife for 20 years and together they have two daughters. He continues to further his education and work toward his fire science degree. Isaiah enjoys mentoring young kids, is a fitness enthusiast, and loves spending time with his family.