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Black Firefighter's Home Targeted After He Receives Racist Letter

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Kenneth Walker, a volunteer firefighter with North Tonawanda Fire Department, embraces his wife, Amanda, at his New York home.
Kenneth Walker, a volunteer firefighter with North Tonawanda Fire Department, embraces his wife, Amanda, at his New York home.
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Detectives on Thursday were investigating a suspicious blaze that gutted the home of a Buffalo, New York, suburb's only black firefighter — two days after he reported finding a racist and threatening letter in his mailbox. Neither 28-year-old Kenneth Walker nor his wife Amanda or their two kids were at their North Tonawanda apartment on Wednesday when the blaze broke out, local police said. 'FBI has received a copy of the note left at Mr. Walker's residence and we were notified of the fire that occurred there,' FBI spokeswoman Maureen Dempsey said in a statement. 'Our office is conducting a review to determine what investigative steps are indicated under FBI policy with regard to federal jurisdiction in this matter.'

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