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Philadelphia firefighter-EMT, 50, dies of occupational cancer

Jeffrey DiDomenico served with the department for nearly 18 years

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Philadelphia Firefighter-EMT Jeffrey DiDomenico II, 50, died on Dec. 17. He was a father and husband.

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By Leila Merrill
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PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Firefighter-EMT Jeffrey DiDomenico II, 50, died on Dec. 17. He had occupational cancer of the esophagus, according to the IAFF.

DiDomenico served with the department for nearly 18 years and was last assigned to Engine 45, the Philadelphia Fire Department announced on Twitter.

He is survived by his wife, child and other family members, according to his obituary.

A visitation and funeral were held this week.

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