‘Take care of yourselves’: Calgary firefighters raise awareness of cancer risks

January is firefighter cancer awareness month. 75% of occupational firefighter deaths are caused by cancer. #FFCancerMonth

“When we respond to residential structure fires and we’re going in to save someone and do a rescue, our firefighters are exposed to over 250 carcinogens when they’re doing that search,” association president Codey McIntyre told Global News.

 

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