College Station Firefighters Sell Pink Shirts For Breast Cancer Awareness

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Firefighters may be used to saving lives by responding to emergencies, but now some local first responders are working to save lives by a less traditional means, selling t-shirts.

College Station Firefighters are wearing pink and blue for a good cause for breast cancer awareness month.

The t-shirts are on sale online for $12 each and can be picked at the fire stations in town.

Last year their efforts raised more than $5,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

"The money that's raised, half the money that we take in from the t-shirt automatically goes for the donation of to either Susan G. Komen or and this year we are considering a local charity that we are actually looking to donate to, so we are actually looking to split the money half way," said Charles Almanza, a College Station Firefighter and Paramedic.

So far they've sold more than 300 t-shirts to the public and more than 100 within the department.

If you'd like to buy one they are for sale on the firefighter union website: