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King 5 news health link aired this story May 16th
Updated On: Nov 09, 2019

 

Firefighters face many risks during their jobs, but, ironically, the most dangerous part of running into a burning building isn’t the flames, it’s the smoke. It billows off furniture, appliances and carpets in toxic waves of cancer-causing fumes. That’s how about 60 percent of career firefighters will die, according to the international association of fire fighters. Cancer has become the number one cause of death for firefighters around the country.

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http://www.king5.com/news/health/smoke-from-fire-kills-60-percent-of-firefighters/197610243


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