The Professional Firefighters of Greensboro (PFFG) is the labor organization that represents the firefighters who protect life and property in the City of Greensboro. We are the Greensboro affiliate of the Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics of North Carolina pffpnc.org and the International Association of Fire Fighters iaff.org.

Our members provide comprehensive fire protection, emergency medical first responder service, hazardous materials response services, and technical rescue services, and serves as their city’s emergency preparedness coordinating agency. They also enforce state fire codes, conduct fire investigations, and provide public fire and injury prevention education programs for at-risk groups and businesses. Through contracts with the state, our members staff both hazardous materials response services (HAZMAT) and urban search and rescue services (USAR).

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The mission of PFFG Local 947 is to be a vehicle for positive change within the Greensboro Fire Department that utilizes and promotes trade-unionism among the members and the community, builds political powerfor the good of the firefighters, promotes the most advanced and safest practices of our profession, and participates in charitable events in the community in which we serve.

Professional Firefighters of Greensboro is the local IAFF affiliate representing professional firefighters in Greensboro, North Carolina.

This website is independently operated and maintained by the Professional Firefighters of Greensboro, IAFF Local 947. Any information contained on this site is not endorsed or approved by the City of Greensboro, North Carolina, and its fire department. The views presented do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of the Greensboro Fire Department, City of Greensboro, or its leadership.

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