Why Have Firefighters Been Wearing Pink?

It's unusual to see a Marin firefighter out of uniform — and especially in pink. But there's a great reason.

People love to see a firefighter in uniform, but what about a firefighter donning pink? 

All professional firefighters in Marin have been wearing pink T-shirts on and off this month while on duty to help support breast cancer fundraising and research.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight American women and one in 1,000 American men will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. It’s estimated that more than 2 million people are diagnosed with breast cancer and fight for their lives each year. Check out the statistics here — they are eye-opening. 

Have you done anything to support Breast Cancer Awareness in October? Tell us below in the comments.

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