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  12/24/2012, Tevet 11, 5773

Two Firefighters Shot Dead in New York After Responding to Blaze

Two firefighters were shot dead and two others were wounded Monday in Webster, N.Y., about 12 miles northeast of Rochester, after at least one gunman opened fire as the emergency personnel responded to a blaze, officials said. The incident comes as debate rages in the United States regarding gun control following the Newtown school massacre, which resulted in the death of 20 young children and seven adults.