NY Firefighter Returns to Work After Deadly Shooting

Firefighter Joseph Hofstetter is set to return to work today at the Rochester (NY) Fire Department after he was shot in a deadly ambush that killed two members of the West Webster (NY) Fire District on Christmas Eve, according to a report on 13wham.com (http://bit.ly/16mUvvn).

Hofstetter and Theodore Scardino survived the shooting, but Firefighters Mike Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka were slain.

For more on the attacks, consider read Two Firefighters Suffer Fatal Gunshot Wounds in Webster , NY, Profile of Webster NY Victims, and Firefighting News: Webster NY Gunman Left Note Detailing Plans.

For more on firefighters and violence on the job, consider Firefighter Safety: Firefighters and Violence: Nine Questions You Should Ask, Response Priorities for Mass Violence Incidents, and Recent Violence Against Fire Fighters Requires Action By Fire Chiefs.

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