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Fire Fighters endorse Nickel for NC Senate 16

By April 16, 2018 No Comments

Professional Fire Fighters & Paramedics of NC endorse Wiley Nickel for NC Senate 16

Cary, N.C.-  In a newsletter to their members, Political Director Josh Smith of the Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics of North Carolina (PFFPNC) announced their group’s endorsement of  “newcomer” Wiley Nickel for NC Senate District 16 stating, “PFFPNC hopes to see (Candidate Nickel) advance to the November elections in 2018 to join our full slate of endorsed candidates”

In response to the PFFPNC’s endorsement, Wiley stated, “I am deeply grateful to have the endorsement from these local heroes, protecting lives and property.”  He went on to especially thank “the brave first responders of the Raleigh Professional Firefighters Association who put their lives on the line, day and night, for all of our community and have earned our greatest admiration and respect.”  Wiley is proud to say his is committed to the personal safety and the well-being of our State’s first responders and their families, as Senator, Wiley will provide the resources and support first responders need to perform their jobs effectively.

What is the PFFPNC?

The Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association of North Carolina represents full-time professional firefighters and paramedics and is a Chartered State Association of the International Association of Fire Fighters. We are the only statewide fire/EMS service organization representing professional firefighters and paramedics at the North Carolina Legislature and before numerous state agencies. Currently, there are 35 PFFPNC affiliate locals in the state, and PFFPNC is working to organize more locals into the IAFF this coming year. PFFPNC is one of the most active lobbying organizations in Raleigh.