New York Powered by Trendolizer

200 New York firefighters have now died from illnesses related to Sept. 11

Trending story found on theweek.com
200 New York firefighters have now died from illnesses related to Sept. 11
A sad milestone was reached this week, with the Ray Pfeifer Foundation reporting that 200 New York City firefighters have now died from '9/11 illness.' The foundation, which provides assistance to 9/11 first responders with medical bills not covered by insurance, said that Dennis Gilhooly, a retired FDNY captain, and Brian Case, a retired firefighter, are the 199th and 200th FDNY deaths related to the attacks on the World Trade Center, CBS News reports. Toxins were released when the World Trade Center towers collapsed, and more than 50,000 people who were exposed have become sick, CBS News says. Studies have...
[Source: theweek.com] [ Comments ] [See why this is trending]

Trend graph:

Comments