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By Kim Harris
Managing Editor 

Local man honored with financial donation by Murrieta firefighters


Last updated 9/11/2018 at 11:45am

Shane Gibson

From left, Murrieta Deputy Fire Chief David Lantzer, Murrieta firefighter Cody Anderson, lymphoma survivor Greg Allen and his wife Janice, Murrieta firefighter Andy Stang, Murrieta firefighter Brandon Roach, Murrieta Fire Chief Scott Ferguson and Murrieta firefighter Eric Ackerman celebrate Greg Allen Sept. 1. Murrieta firefighters raised money for those battling leukemia and lymphoma at the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle. 

Murrieta resident Greg Allen was presented a check for $2,000 by city firefighters during a ceremony held at Murrieta Fire Station 1, Saturday, Sept. 1.

Allen, a local father who recently battled lymphoma, was unaware of the presentation, according to a statement issued by the Murrieta Fire Department.

Firefighters participated in the Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle Washington in March to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, raising over $10,000. Firefighters set aside an additional $2,000 to donate to Allen and his family to help with expenses.