FDNY firefighter Robert Wiedmann meets blood donors who saved his life
An FDNY firefighter who was severely burned on the job met some of the people who donated blood to save his life.
Firefighter Robert Wiedmann thanked the nine blood donors who stepped up after he suffered third-degree burns over 50 percent of his body. He was injured after responding to a 2012 fire at a brownstone in Brooklyn.
Doctors gave the Islip Terrace native only a 40 percent chance...