The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada (PFFN) are proud to announce that Las Vegas Fire Fighters Local 1285 and Henderson Professional Fire Fighters Local 1883 have both been awarded two International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Media Awards for their public safety campaigns. More than 250 entries were evaluated across all categories.
The “Safe Pools Rule!” and “Check Your Seats in the Heat” campaigns were awarded first place in the Best Community/Education Outreach Project category, and the “Check Your Seats in the Heat” public service announcement received second place in the Best Affiliate Social Media Video category.
The “Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada Flipboard Newsletter” received an honorable mention in the Best Electronic Communication (E-Newsletters, Video Messages) category.
“We thank the International Association of Fire Fighters for this acknowledgement. Our members do great work in our community, on and off-duty, across the state of Nevada, and we are grateful for the opportunity to highlight those activities through the IAFF’s Media Awards,” said Angelo Aragon, president of PFFN.
About the Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada:
The Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada was founded on April 4, 1960 and today includes 1,850 active members and 100 retired members through 18 Locals that include Boulder City, Carson City, Central Lyon County, East Fork, Elko County, 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.