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'Turn Tyler Pink'

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The downtown square was packed full of pink today all in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer.

Tyler Firefighters hosted the third annual 'Turn Tyler Pink' event on Monday, Oct. 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There was food, music, free screenings as well as a pink firetruck and patrol car.

One firefighter who worked the event has helped some of his own family members through breast cancer, so today brought back a lot of memories.

"We were over at Moore Middle School and we were able to take one of their teachers to her cancer treatment. She actually had a cancer treatment that day and we took her in the police vehicle," says firefighter Steve Wieczor.

Wieczor says it brought a smile to everyone's face when they were able to drop off the teacher in style to her treatment.

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