New decontamination kits to be provided to NY firefighters

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New efforts are underway to help protect New York’s firefighters and their families from the threat of cancer.

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday the State’s Office of Fire Prevention and Control will be providing firefighter decontamination kits.

The new initiative will include a partnership between state and county fire officials, who will also be discussing contamination reduction and cancer prevention strategies.

A new video about the decontamination process was also released: