The names etched on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Colorado Springs underscore the grim truth about the leading cause of death among firefighters.
Over the past five years, 65 percent of the 944 firefighters whose names were added to the wall succumbed to job-related cancers.
This year will be no different, according to Patrick Morrison of the International Association of Fire Fighters.
– PUB DATE: 6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: University of Miami
Source: SEAFC National Fire News