Since 2002, almost two out of every three firefighters who died on the job died of cancer, as smoke from today’s fires produces an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals. But many first responders diagnosed with cancer are being denied workers’ comp benefits. Tony Dokoupil talks with firefighters who are battling more than just flames.
Dokoupil Tony . “Firefighters battle a fearsome occupational hazard- cancer” cbsnews.com, JUN 16, 2019, https://www.cbsnews.com/video/firefighters-battle-a-fearsome-occupational-hazard-cancer/