Bill passes in House to establish list of presumptive illnesses for federal firefighters – Wildfire Today

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Firefighter on the Cerro Pelado Fire in New Mexico, May, 2022. IMT photo. Today the House of Representatives voted 288-131 to approve and advance the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act, H.R. 2499, a bipartisan measure authored by Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) that ensures federal firefighters receive the same access to job-related disability and retirement benefits as…

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