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Al Fischer, 83, of Massapequa donates his 333rd

Al Fischer, 83, of Massapequa donates his 333rd pint of blood at the Long Island Blood Center in Melville. (Oct. 19, 2011) Photo Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas

Family, friends and fellow firefighters are rallying to help a New York City firefighter who was injured Dec. 19 in the line of duty.

A blood drive is being organized for Robert Wiedmann, 38, of Islip Terrace, who was severely burned over half his body in a Brooklyn blaze.

Above, Al Fischer, 83, of Massapequa, donates his 333rd pint of blood in October at the Long Island Blood Center in Melville.

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