Bay News 9: Mother Helps to Protect Firefighters From Cancer
HERNANDO COUNTY Fla. — A Brooksville mother raised money to protect her son and all other firefighters from cancer exposure, by getting them new hoods.
- Mother provides firefighters with new hoods
- Thicker hoods protect firefighters from harmful chemicals
- Firefighters face a 9 percent chance of cancer diagnosis
- Donate to Hoods for Heros
According to the National Institute of Health, firefighters face a nine percent increase in cancer diagnosis and a 14 percent increase in cancer-related death.
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