Every year, Local 1596 sponsors the T-shirts worn by cancer survivors at the Relay For Life. We also provide medical standby services at the event. Our members are in attendance throughout the night to show our support in the fight against cancer.
Due to our occupational exposure to smoke, soot, and other carcinogens, firefighters have cancer rates 3-4 times those of civilians. Local 1596 is proud to carry on our tradition of supporting this cause in the years to come.
Lawrence Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1596