Mayor's Office Press Release

Mayor Turner Stands By Houston Fire Chief Sam Pena

September 3, 2019 -- The following is Mayor Sylvester Turner's statement in support of Houston Fire Chief Sam Pena.

"I have every confidence in Chief Sam Pena. Not only is he doing a great job for the Houston Fire Department, but he is also doing an excellent job for the City of Houston.

"What the union is doing is 100 percent political and I am certain that the public will see it for what it is."