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Firefighter injured after fire in Egbertville

pdated May 6, 8:43 AM; Posted May 6, 8:26 AM 0 By Paul Liotta STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — One firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire in Egbertville early Sunday morning. The Summit Avenue blaze started around 5:10 a.m. in the first story of a one and a half story home, according to a spokesman for the FDNY. […]

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Rockaway Park Residents Say They’re Not Sure About FDNY’s Proposal For New Firehouse

  ROCKAWAY PARK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The historic firehouse on Beach 116th Street suffered millions of dollars in damage during Superstorm Sandy. The FDNY figured replacing the firehouse was more ideal than renovating it and is eyeing a property less than a block away for its new home. Rockaway Park residents, however, have mixed opinions on the […]

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Queens House Fire Leaves 3 Dead, 8 Hurt

The fire broke out late Saturday at a home in the Queens Village neighborhood. By Daniel Hampton, Patch Staff | Apr 29, 2018 11:32 am ET | Updated Apr 29, 2018 12:06 pm ET QUEENS, NY — Three people are dead after a massive fire swept through a home in Queens, fire officials said. The blaze began late Saturday in the […]

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Blood cancer precursor found in 9/11 firefighters

Amit K. Verma, M.B.B.S. Credit: Albert Einstein College of Medicine A study in today’s issue of JAMA Oncology reports that New York City firefighters exposed to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster site face an increased risk for developing myeloma precursor disease (MGUS), which can lead to the blood cancer multiple myeloma. The study was conducted by […]

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IN THE JOURNALS PLUS World Trade Center responders may face increased cancer burden, elevated myeloma risk

SHOW CITATION April 26, 2018 C. Ola Landgren Rescue and recovery workers who responded to the World Trade Center site after 9/11 will experience a greater cancer burden over the next 20 years than a demographically similar population, according to research published in JAMA Oncology. The study projected incidence of prostate cancer, thyroid cancer and melanoma among […]

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