The crisis in Japan has triggered local concerns over radiation as trace amounts of radioactive iodine were being detected in air and water in New York State.
He was at ground zero after 9/11 and after the earthquake hit Haiti. Now, a former New York City firefighter says he just had to go to Japan. Tommy Clarke is determined to help those in need.
Worries over nuclear contamination are also being felt here in the United States. Health experts are monitoring drinking water and taking air samples.
Airports across the nation, including Newark Liberty International, are paying close attention to passengers coming in from Japan. They’re worried about radiation contamination.