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Fire Fighters Donate Coats To Kids In Need In Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE – Fire fighters with the Jacksonville Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 4249 hand delivered brand-new, American-made coats to approximately 50 children. The donations are a portion of 400 coats the Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics of North Carolina purchased through Firefighters Coats for Kids, and divided among several [...]

Winston-Salem Local Delivers Coats, Toys For Kids

Saturday, Dec. 14 was a very rewarding experience and the joy of giving was felt as members of the Winston-Salem Professional Fire Fighters Association delivered brand new winter coats to children that really need them at Ibraham Elementary. Some of our firefighters & Santa arrived on fire trucks. They helped unload boxes and cook a yummy pancake [...]

Jacksonville Local President John Romero Named Firefighter Of The Year

Jacksonville Local 4249 President John Romero was named Firefighter of the Year with the Jacksonville Fire Department for 2013. Romero received the award on Dec. 13, 2013, at the annual awards banquet. Romero has been employed with the Jacksonville Fire Department for more than 22 years. He is currently a Driver/Operator and holds many certifications [...]

Statesville Local 3137 Donates 50 Coats To Kids

Approximately 50 Iredell County children, and around 350 others across the state, will not worry about staying warm at the bus stop or playground this winter thanks to the Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association of North Carolina. Statesville Professional Fire Fighters Local 3137 donated its portion of the coats to Yokefellow Ministry. A [...]

PFFPNC 2013 Convention Day 3

The 2013 PFFPNC Convention wrapped today at the Great Wolf Lodge in Concord.  The day mainly revolved around resolutions. Delegates approved to adopt a resolution that was introduced this morning by Asheville Local 865 and Winston-Salem Local 682 to establish the Frank D. Stevens Training Division. The Training Division will plan, schedule and execute [...]

PFFPNC 2013 Convention Day 2

Everyone returned to Great Wolf Lodge Tuesday for the second day of the PFFPNC Convention. The day began with the honor of hearing from IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger and General Secretary/Treasurer Tommy Miller. Schaitberger spoke on the stable membership numbers and the importance of continued growth. He encouraged everyone not to get [...]

PFFPNC 2013 Convention Day 1

Nearly 100 delegates , staff, vendors and guests were in attendance for the first day of the 2013 PFFPNC Convention at Great Wolf Lodge in Concord. The morning began at 8:30 with Presentation of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance and singing of the National Anthem. Concord Mayor Scott Padgett, Concord Chief Ray Allen, Concord Division Chief Curtis Teague and [...]

Local 1867 And VP File Lawsuit Against City Of Greenville

Greenville Local 1867 Vice President and Fire Fighter Lisa Davis-Christ has filed a lawsuit against the city of Greenville, alleging the city violated her constitutional rights. Local 1867 also is a plaintiff in the suit. Davis-Christ said she was “subjected to unjustified disciplinary action in the form of a probationary period and denied a promotion [...]