Michael Lugo serves as the Career Fire Chief for the City of League City. He began his career with the City of League City on August 12, 2021. He is responsible for guiding the future growth and expansion of Emergency Services. This includes oversight and management of a volunteer fire department, career emergency medical services, and the Fire Marshal's office.
Chief Lugo attained a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration and an Associate’s degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University. Chief Lugo is a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program and holds an international accreditation as a Chief Fire Officer through the Center for Public Safety Excellence (CPSE). Chief Lugo is also a graduate of the Texas Fire Chiefs Academy and the Texas A&M Chief Executive Fire Officer.
Chief Lugo has more than 19 years of experience in fire service and was the Assistant Fire Chief for Denton County Emergency Services District No.1 Chief Lugo was a member of Texas Task Force 1 as a swift water rescue technician and responded to multiple local and state deployments. He is a current member of the Emergency Medical Task Force and has responded to multiple state disasters and wildland fires as a Medical Incident Support Team (MIST) member. He is a state NIMS ICS 300 and 400 instructor and has assisted the state's emergency management staff at their local disaster districts with planning operations and medical operations.