The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada (PFFN) are pleased to announce the addition of new member, IAFF Local F-268, representing Naval Air Station Fallon, NV. IAFF Local F-268 is comprised of 33 members, with a mission to support the Department of the Navy, Active-Duty service members and their dependents, federal civilian employees and contractors, and the local community of Churchill County.
“We are proud to share that IAFF Local F-268 is now a member of the PFFN,” said Todd Ingalsbee, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada. “The mission of the PFFN is to care for those who are here today, those have gone before us and those who will surely follow. With the addition of IAFF Local F-268, the PFFN represents 21 Locals statewide, providing support to members on a variety of issues including wages, benefits, working conditions and safety.”
IAFF Local F-268 was chartered with the International Association of Fire Fighters in 1992. With the organization located on Naval Air Station Fallon, the service focus for Local F-268 is all-hazards emergency response with their main mission directed towards Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF). Additionally, the organization’s membership is trained in structural and wild land fire suppression, hazardous materials response, technical rescue, and Advanced Life Support EMS.
“IAFF Local F-268 is proud to join the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada,” said Michael Cornista, president of IAFF Local F-268. “It is important for our local to align with the statewide professional association and work alongside their executive leadership and members on a variety of matters, that affect the safety, health, and well-being of fire service professionals at the local, state, and federal level.”
For more information about the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, visit pffn.org.
About the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada
The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada was founded on April 4, 1960 and today includes 2,600 active members and 100 retired members through 21 Locals that include Boulder City, Carson City, Central Lyon County, Clark County, East Fork, Elko, Elko County, Fallon, Henderson, Incline Village, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Mt. Charleston, North Lyon County, Pahrump, Reno, Reno Airport, Sparks, Storey County, Tahoe Douglas, and Truckee Meadows. It is the mission of all members of the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada to save lives, preserve property and the environment, promote public safety and foster economic growth through leadership, management and actions. For more information on the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, visit www.pffn.org.