- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 4, 2015

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Jackson firefighters have formed a labor union under the International Association of Firefighters.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports (https://bit.ly/1LPnhw7 ) that the new union known as Local 5067, or Jackson Hole Professional Firefighters, made the announcement Monday in a joint news release with Jackson Hole Fire/EMS.

The union is comprised of full-time emergency employees working for Jackson Hole Fire/EMS and Teton County. The group includes dual role firefighter EMTs and paramedics who respond to fires and medical emergencies.

Fire officials say public safety remains a top priority for the union.

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Information from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide, https://www.jhnewsandguide.com

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