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Firefighters injured in gun ambush thank well-wishers

NEW YORK — Two firefighters wounded by a gunman who set his upstate New York house ablaze and killed two of their colleagues in an ambush were on the mend Wednesday and said they were thankful for the support they’ve received.

Investigators, meanwhile, traced the gunman’s weapons and tried to confirm that a body found in his destroyed house was that of his sister.

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