Ridgefield Firefighters Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It is October 1st and the Ridgefield Firefighters are donning their pink shirts in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

“The Ridgefield Fire Department Firefighters Local Union 1739 is proud to wear pink to raise awareness of breast cancer and show our support for survivors of breast cancer. As several of our firefighters and their family members are cancer survivors, this is a cause especially close to our hearts.”

-Capt. Rom Duckworth

D. Shift Commander

DID YOU KNOW?

Women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 (or about 13 percent) lifetime risk of getting breast cancer. This means for every 8 women in the U.S., 1 will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. *

OTHER FACTS & STATS:

It's a great reminder to schedule your yearly mammogram appointment today.

STORY BY:

Lisa DelGiudice

Hello Team Contributor

*Susan G. Komen website

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