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September 06, 2019 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) — New York City firefighters who rushed to the World Trade Center or spent more time at the site following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are at a greater risk for developing heart problems, according to a new study published Friday. The study, conducted by doctors at the...
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Marta Zielinska
September 05, 2019 - 9:37 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Days before the nation marks 18 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the FDNY will honor members of New York’s Bravest who have died of 9/11-related illnesses. Twenty-two names will be added to the department's World Trade Center Memorial Wall at FDNY...
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July 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm
( WCBS 880 ) — A retired FDNY firefighter, who labored at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, has died, making him the 200th member of the department to succumb to World Trade Center attack-related illness. “It is almost incomprehensible that after losing 343 members...
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July 02, 2019 - 11:12 am
July 4th is upon us, and what better way to look towards celebrating than by looking into how we can avoid a grilling or firework disaster during the festivities? Firefighter Lou Femia sat down with Kelly Ford from RADIO.COM’s New York Matters podcast. He may be well-versed in stripping down to his...
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