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 [...]

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 [...]

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. Bischoff, of Ladder 149, and Leaver, of Ladder 202, retired in May 2003 after 19 years and 20 years with the department, respectively [...]

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