By Christy Turner, Action News Jax:
Cancer is the leading cause of death among firefighters.
Jeff Roundtree and Bill Hamilton are trying to do something about that.
They started Hoods For Heroes, a local nonprofit established to provide firefighters with critical equipment to help reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals in the neck and face area.
“This is an epidemic problem going on in fire service with cancer,” Roundtree said.
Roundtree and Hamilton are on a mission to provide chemical-blocking hoods to every firefighter in the country.
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