Friday, December 29, 2017

Local First Responders Confront Cancer Risk

First person story documents one of the many dangers posed to people who work in hazardous environments. Read more:

Metro firefighters fighting cancer and for compensation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jonathon Messick loved what he did. When everyone ran away from a fire, he ran towards it. Every day, the Southern Platte Fire Protection District Battalion Chief risked his life to save others. "He left fingerprints all over the department and that's because he was so involved and he loved this place so much," said Fire Captain Dustin Mains.

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