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Ambushed NY firemen shot dead; 2 police killed elsewhere

A fire burns on Lake Road after a suspect shot four firefighters responding to the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/WHEC/Christine VanTimmeren/Handout

A fire burns on Lake Road after a suspect shot four firefighters responding to the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/WHEC/Christine VanTimmeren/Handout

A fire burns on Lake Road after a suspect shot four firefighters responding to the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/WHEC/Christine VanTimmeren/Handout
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A fire burns on Lake Road after a suspect shot four firefighters responding to the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/WHEC/Christine VanTimmeren/Handout

A fire burns on Lake Road after a suspect shot four firefighters responding to the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/WHEC/Christine VanTimmeren/Handout

A fire burns on Lake Road after a suspect shot four firefighters responding to the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. REUTERS/WHEC/Christine VanTimmeren/Handout
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A Monroe County Sheriff's Department armored truck drops off residents who were evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded by a gunman in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

A Monroe County Sheriff's Department armored truck drops off residents who were evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded by a gunman in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot...more

A Monroe County Sheriff's Department armored truck drops off residents who were evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded by a gunman in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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Homes burn on Lake Road where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

Homes burn on Lake Road where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he...more

Homes burn on Lake Road where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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A Monroe County Sheriff's Department armored truck drops off residents who were evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded by a gunman in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

A Monroe County Sheriff's Department armored truck drops off residents who were evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded by a gunman in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot...more

A Monroe County Sheriff's Department armored truck drops off residents who were evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded by a gunman in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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Homes burn on Lake Road where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

Homes burn on Lake Road where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he...more

Homes burn on Lake Road where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others were wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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Lake Road residents are evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

Lake Road residents are evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and...more

Lake Road residents are evacuated from the neighborhood where two Webster firefighters were killed and two others wounded after a gunman opened fire at a blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two...more

A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two...more

A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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Police officers move in to look for a man who set fire to a house then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

Police officers move in to look for a man who set fire to a house then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer...more

Police officers move in to look for a man who set fire to a house then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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An armed police officer walks past burning houses as firefighters are let back into the area to battle the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout

An armed police officer walks past burning houses as firefighters are let back into the area to battle the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at...more

An armed police officer walks past burning houses as firefighters are let back into the area to battle the blaze in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout
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A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout MANDATORY CREDIT

A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two...more

A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters in Webster, New York, December 24, 2012. A gunman shot dead two volunteer firefighters and injured two others when he ambushed them at the scene of an early morning housefire in a suburb of Rochester, New York, authorities said on Monday. REUTERS/Jamie Germano/Democrat and Chronicle/Handout MANDATORY CREDIT
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