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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Tucson Firefighters annual Mark Paris Disabled Firefighters Golf Tournament is set for July 12 at the El Conquistador County Club, starting at 10 am. This year's tournament includes $6,000 in prizes.

After more than 22 years of service with the Tucson Fire Department, Captain Mark Paris was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis, leaving him unable to perform his duties. The illness is becoming more common among firefighters due to the long term exposure to many hazardous materials, but tournament sponsors say it is not considered a ‘presumptive illness’ in the fire service, and therefore, it does not qualify for a full medical retirement.

Two years ago the Tucson Firefighters united together to raise money to help Mark and his family pay for his extensive medical bills, and after such a great success, the Firefighters have created a foundation in hopes of being able to help other Firefighters who have become ill or disabled while working for the fire service.

Tournament facts:

• $400.00 Entry Fee
• Free Shirt and Gift Bag
• Dinner included
• $6,000.00 in raffle prizes
• Gun raffle: 19 weapons to win

You can sign up online at www.sadff.com.

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