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More evidence firefighters risk cancer from 9/11 exposure
More evidence firefighters risk cancer from 9/11 exposureFirefighters who worked the site of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York have an extra-high risk of cancer, especially multiple myeloma, researchers reported Thursday. The two studies, which look only at white male firefighters, add ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:42:00 GMT
For firefighters who worked in World Trade Center rubble, the future includes a heightened risk of cancer
For firefighters who worked in World Trade Center rubble, the future includes a heightened risk of cancerIt's been nearly 16 years since cleanup work officially ended at New York City's ground zero, but the health effects for rescue and recovery workers are still making themselves known. Two studies published Thursday in the journal JAMA Oncology suggest that ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:09:00 GMT
Firefighters tackle three-mile wildfire in Aboyne
Firefighters tackle three-mile wildfire in AboyneThese are external links and will open in a new window Firefighters have been tackling a large blaze in a remote hillside location in Aberdeenshire. Emergency services were called to the hill about two miles (3.2 km) from Glen Tanar House in Aboyne, at ...read more
Source: BBC
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:50:00 GMT
The Latest: Firefighters can't get close to refinery blaze
The Latest: Firefighters can't get close to refinery blazeAuthorities say firefighters can't get close enough to battle a smoky blaze at a Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people. The Thursday morning explosion and fire at the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior was still burning hours ...read more
Source: New York Daily News
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:22:00 GMT
Firefighters Responding To 2-Alarm Fire At Daycare Center
Firefighters Responding To 2-Alarm Fire At Daycare CenterSan Jose firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire in a daycare center at 14381 Bercaw Lane. The address is listed as Early Discoveries Child Development Center. Fire officials responded to the fire at 4:38 p.m. There is no further information ...read more
Source: sfgate.com
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:13:00 GMT
Feisty Feline Foils Firefighters During Rescue Attempt
Feisty Feline Foils Firefighters During Rescue AttemptLIVERMORE, CA — A fearful feline was rescued this morning from a drainage pipe near the San Francisco Outlets in Livermore, fire officials said. On Wednesday afternoon, Livermore-Pleasanton firefighters worked to free the kitten, which was found trapped ...read more
Source: USA Patch
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:57:00 GMT
See how Brawn and Bubbles bring together firefighters and champagne in support of Alzheimer's awareness
See how Brawn and Bubbles bring together firefighters and champagne in support of Alzheimer's awarenessSee how Brawn and Bubbles bring together firefighters and champagne in support of Alzheimer's awareness A firefighter draws on personal experience to inspire support for Alzheimer's awareness. Check out this story on clarionledger.com: https://www ...read more
Source: The Clarion-Ledger
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:59:00 GMT
Raw: Firefighters Rescue Kayaker Stuck in River
Raw: Firefighters Rescue Kayaker Stuck in RiverAerial video from WSOC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina shows firefighters rescue a kayaker who was stranded in debris in the South Fork Catawba River on Wednesday afternoon. The man was taken to a hospital. (April 26)read more
Source: Associated Press
Published on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 22:50:53 GMT
Gunman in custody after killing mother in front of firefighters
Gunman in custody after killing mother in front of firefightersWhat firefighters thought was a routine house fire call turned into a tense standoff in Los Angeles after a gunman killed his mother in front of the fire crews. Initial reports of an "active shooter" in the aftermath of the blaze prompted a massive ...read more
Source: abc13
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:30:00 GMT
Nashville firefighters give all clear after white substance found at Snodgrass tower
Nashville firefighters give all clear after white substance found at Snodgrass towerNashville firefighters give all clear after white substance found at Snodgrass tower The Nashville Fire Department is investigating a white substance found in a portion of the building at the William A. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower downtown. Check out this ...read more
Source: The Tennessean
Published on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:51:00 GMT