A Local Firefighter With Terminal Cancer Doesn’t Qualify For Worker’s Comp Because He Was A Volunteer. His Family Is Calling For Change

Ron Cato spent 30 years of his life marching into burning buildings, rescuing people from smoldering rubble and speeding down streets in a fire engine, sirens blaring.

He did it to help people on what were sometimes the worst days of their lives.

“People have really bad days,” he said. “I don’t like to see that. I like to help them have a better day. I’ve had lots of times where I’ve been able to do that. And some days they’ve died. It goes hot and cold.”

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