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3 Retired FDNY Firefighters, Who Worked at 9/11 Ground Zero, Die within Hours of Each Other Monday

Three FDNY firefighters who contracted cancer at 9/11 Ground Zero, Retired Lt. Howard (Howie) Bischoff and retired firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all died on Monday, September 22, 2014 [...] Three retired FDNY members die of 9/11-related cancers within hours of each other. — New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) September 25, 2014 The deaths raise the toll to 92 firefighters who have succumbed to illnesses stemming from sifting through the rubble of the debris of the World Trade Center towers after they collapsed [...] Heroes to the end: Three retired @FDNY members die of Sept. 11th-related cancers on same day. — New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) September 25, 2014 Three firefighters died within hours of each other [...] Heglund, of the Rescue 4 unit who died one day before his 59th birthday, retired in March 2003 after 21 years with the department. Bisc