Firefighters help light tree to honor cancer victims

(Provided Photo/Wayne Township Fire Department)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) –¬†Wayne Township firefighters are making sure one west side woman’s Christmas wish comes true.

Catherine Araujo wants to light up a 50-foot spruce tree in her front yard to honor the more than 20 people in her neighborhood who are either fighting or have died from cancer. That includes Araujo’s husband, who is currently battling colon cancer

On Monday Wayne Township firefighters brought over a fire truck to help string the lights on the tree.

Araujo says she will turn the lights on the week after thanksgiving.

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