ALBANY, N.Y. – Cancer rates for firefighters has led to a national movement.
Firefighters and health leaders across the country will be taking part in the "Give Toxics the Boot" campaign on Wednesday. Over 20 events are organized throughout the country to honor those who have passed from occupational-related illnesses.
The events will coincide with local screenings of the HBO documentary Toxic Hot Seat.
Leaders joined organizers and firefighters at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Albany.