Think pink: SLO firefighters don pink shirts in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month

The San Luis Obispo City firefighters will don pink T-shirts starting Saturday for a week to raise awareness of breast cancer.

The Fire Department is also collecting donations for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Association is kicking of the donation drive with a $500 contribution, said Erik Baskin, union president, in a news release.

Donations can be made by stopping by at Fire Station 1, 2160 Santa Barbara Ave. Contributions are being collected in a fire boot located in the lobby.

October is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness month.