Firefighters, Rescue Workers Want Trauma Compensation

"A group of firefighters and rescue workers who responded to a pipeline explosion near Carlsbad that killed 12 people three years ago have filed a lawsuit against El Paso Natural Gas Company." The lawsuit, filed on behalf of 24 firefighters and rescue workers, "says the plaintiffs suffered physical and emotional pain and were subjected to horrific traumatizing circumstances while fighting the fire and trying to help the victims."

Um, sorry about that, but isn't that the very nature of your job? Isn't that the very thing you are paid and trained by society to confront? has more on the story, including links, here.