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  • California firefighter writing poetry about his experiences to cope with trauma and share what first responders deal with
    VIDEO: When you picture a poet, a firefighter might not be the first person you think of. Even if you did, Gary Wedemeyer probably wouldn't be the first firefighter coming to mind. "If you put me in a lineup with a bunch of firefighters and said pick the one who's writing poetry, I'd probably be the last one they'd pick," Wedemeyer said with a smile.
    - PUB DATE: 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KFSN-TV ABC 30 Frenso/Visalia
  • Bill in New York to Give Firefighters 5-Year Window For Cancer-Tied Pensions
    Under legislation pending in Albany, city firefighters would be granted a five-year post-retirement period in which they could revise their retirement option if they developed cancer that may be linked to carcinogens they were exposed to on the job. Epidemiological studies have established the firefighting-cancer link for several years.
    - PUB DATE: 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: The Chief-Leader - Metered Site
  • Texas firefighters suffering from mold exposure
    Several firefighters at the Round Rock Central Fire Station are demanding answers from the city after they made a shocking discovery this year. The president of the Round Rock Association of Professional Firefighters says the majority of the firefighters at Station 1 have been having health issues related to mold exposure.
    - PUB DATE: 6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KTBC-TV Fox 7 Austin
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