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  • Firefighters lost to 9/11 illnesses top 300 with latest deaths
    VIDEO: The death toll of firefighters felled by 9/11-related illnesses has surpassed 300, with one of the latest victims buried Thursday following a funeral Mass in Floral Park. Retired FDNY Battalion Chief Joseph McKie, 60, who died Sunday, was transported to Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in an America-flag-draped casket atop a fire truck.
    - PUB DATE: 9/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Newsday - Metered Site
  • Blind boy 'sees' firefighters for the first time with hands-on visit at Florida fire station
    VIDEO: Most kids can instantly recognize a firefighter by their uniform, but it's different for a child who is blind. That all changed for 6-year-old Junie during a recent trip to Plant City Fire Rescue's Station #3 with fellow homeschool students. The group got the chance to tour the station and explore the fire trucks.
    - PUB DATE: 9/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: WOFL-TV FOX 35 Orlando
  • California fire stations upgrade with DIY solar-powered generators
    VIDEO: Three Sonoma County fire stations are now equipped with a new emergency response tool: mobile generators powered by the sun. On Thursday, firefighters got a hands-on lesson on how they work. "What we're building here is a solar-powered generator," said Jim Kracke with the Sonoma Valley Fire Department "This is going to be in one of our stations.
    - PUB DATE: 9/23/2022 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KPIX-TV CBS 5 San Francisco
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