Doswell Volunteer Fire Company hosts benefit for teen with cancer

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Doswell Volunteer Fire Company rallied Sunday around Hanover County native Savannah Wood, a firefighter’s daughter who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

The fire company hosted a “Sav-Strong” barbecue to raise money for her treatment.

Many of the people in attendance wore lime green — the lymphoma awareness color.

8News spoke with April Roberts, a family friend.

“Savannah is a great girl. She’s a 15-year-old freshman at Apache County High School who plays lacrosse and has a world of friends and family that love her dearly that are out here to support her,” Roberts said.

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