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Ambushed NY firemen shot dead; 2 police killed elsewhere

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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
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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
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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....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 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....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 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...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 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 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...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 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...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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