CR Fire Department Selling Special Shirts

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Cedar Rapids Fire Department is selling pink t-shirts to support breast cancer awareness.

Firefighters are wearing the shirts or a navy blue T-shirts with a pink ribbon throughout the month.

The back of the shirts say "smoke detectors aren't the only things that need to be checked once a month".

One firefighter says cancer awareness is important to firefighters.

"If we're able to affect those out in the general public and prevent one case of cancer, then that's really a positive."

The shirts cost $20. You can buy them at the central fire station off of First Avenue Southeast. The money will go to Mercy Medical Center's Especially for You Fund. 

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