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Crockett Fire and Police Departments teaming up to honor former chief

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) -

Crockett firefighters andthe police department are together fighting cancer.

Firefighters and officersplan to form the "guns and hoses" team to participate in the relayfor life event coming up in May.

The event will be held inCrockett and the team will honor the former Fire Chief David Williamson. Williamsonwas a member of the department for more than 20 years and died last July.

"Right now we haveset up a team goal initial but are looking at raising the bar later on,"Crockett Fire Chief John Angerstein said. "Right now our team goal is $2,000between the two departments. We are trying to raise $1,000 a piece."

The departments areplanning several fundraising events and are looking for sponsors.

Donations will be accepted at both the firestation and police department.

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