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South Metro Fire Rescue firefighter and paramedic dies of occupational cancer – Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado 2021-09-15 15:15:22 –

Anthony “Tony” Palato, a veteran firefighter and metropolitan emergency medical worker, died of cancer on Wednesday. South Metro Fire Rescue has announced that Palato has died in a “line of duty”.

According to the South Metro Fire Rescue Authority, Palato began his career at the Sheridan Fire Department and joined the Cunningham Fire Department in 2000. Cunningham merged with South Metro in 2018.

According to SMFR, Palato’s cancer, which was diagnosed as an “occupational cancerous tumor” in 2017, has resolved but has recurred. Palato retired in March due to cancer.



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