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June 12, 2023

Are Boise’s Wildland Firefighters At Risk?

Murphy Woodhouse knows how tough wildland firefighting can be. Before he became a reporter for the Mountain West News Bureau, he fought fires all around the West as an Idaho-based crew member. He’s with Emma today to talk about the longterm health risks firefighters face and a new tool that could change the way we think about firefighter safety.


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