Boston Fire Department Targets Health Of Firefighters


The Boston Fire Department is vowing to tackle cancer and other health issues in the force with the purchase of protective gear, the creation of a wellness division, and the help of former Navy SEALs to get firefighters back to better form.

“There’s a lot of excitement around this division because the firefighters feel for the first time in a long time the city administration and the department’s management team genuinely care about their well being,’’ Fire Commissioner Joseph E. Finn said Tuesday. Read more…