The Firefighters of IAFF Local 4547
serve the citizens of Fernley through the North Lyon County Fire
Protection District (NLCFPD), based out of Fernley, Nevada. The North Lyon Fire Fighters Association is the 4547th local affiliate for the International Association of Fire Firefighters (IAFF). Local 4547 was established on January 1, 2007.
is comprised of twelve full-time paid professional firefighters, a
District Chief, an Administrative Assistant, reserve firefighters and volunteer firefighters. All twelve full-time paid firefighters are members of Local 4547. Our goal is to not only provide for our safety but to also provide for the publics safety.
- Currently, the District operates with
three four-man platoons, working fourty-eight hour shifts.
- NLCFPD is
licenced through the State of Nevada as an Advanced Life Support transport agency.
NLCFPD averages 2600 Fire/Rescue/EMS calls per year, with a daily
average of 7 calls per shift.
- The City of Fernley has an approximate
population of 20,000 people, with moderate industrial hazards, rail
systems, and three major roadways, including I-80, H-95A and H-50A.
a Fire Protection District, NLCFPD does not operate as a department of
the City, but as its own seperate entity.