When firefighters sign up for the job, they’re aware of the dangers of flames, heat and smoke from burning buildings. But they often don’t know about the slower, lingering dangers that can hurt them even when they’re working in the firehouse.

Firefighters are 14 percent more likely to die from cancer than the average American, according to a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study.
– PUB DATE: 7/3/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: North Carolina Health News
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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