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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Members of the B shift of the Crash, Fire, Rescue station at Joe Foss Field present a check for 600 dollars to Amanda Anderson, South Dakota Executive Director of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, on behalf of all the firefighters at the station October 13, 2011.  Firefighters at the station raised funds to support the foundation during the month of October which is Breast Cancer Awareness month as well as Fire Prevention month. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Krier)(RELEASED)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Members of the B shift of the Crash, Fire, Rescue station at Joe Foss Field present a check for 600 dollars to Amanda Anderson, South Dakota Executive Director of the Susan G. Komen Foundation, on behalf of all the firefighters at the station October 13, 2011. Firefighters at the station raised funds to support the foundation during the month of October which is Breast Cancer Awareness month as well as Fire Prevention month. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Krier)(RELEASED)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Members of the A shift of the Crash, Fire, Rescue station at Joe Foss Field have their photo taken in their pink shirts they purchased and wore in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month here October 11, 2011.  Firefighters at the station raised funds to support the foundation during the month of October which is also Fire Prevention month. (National Guard photo by Charles Kludt, CIV)(RELEASED)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Members of the A shift of the Crash, Fire, Rescue station at Joe Foss Field have their photo taken in their pink shirts they purchased and wore in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month here October 11, 2011. Firefighters at the station raised funds to support the foundation during the month of October which is also Fire Prevention month. (National Guard photo by Charles Kludt, CIV)(RELEASED)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - -- The firefighters at Joe Foss Field, S.D. Crash-Fire-Rescue station and members of the International Association of Firefighters did their part during Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Members of the station purchased pink station wear shirts with the department logo printed on it and sold them to raise funds. Crash, Fire, Rescue members also purchased pinks for family members.

The money collected was then donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The members wore the "pinks" throughout the month of October and October also happens to be Fire Prevention month.

While at a public Fire Prevention promotions, the members wore their pink shirts while talking to people, putting on demonstrations, and collecting food for the local food pantry.

Susan G. Komen Foundation of South Dakota Executive Director Amanda Anderson accepted a check for $600.00 from the members of Joe Foss Field station at a presentation at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport, Air National Guard Crash Station.