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Showering, cleaning gear necessary for firefighter health: study

November 12, 2019
By CBC News

Nov. 12, 2019, Fort McMurray, Alta. – Research presented this week in Fort McMurray, Alta., suggests firefighters need to shower and clean their gear to limit contact with cancer-causing chemicals. Dozens of researchers, health workers and community members met in Fort McMurray Friday and Saturday to share information about the effects of the 2016 wildfire. CBC News reports. | READ MORE