Old Fort Fire Department Engineer John "J.J" Johnston always draws attention when he goes for walks in his fire gear and pink helmet. Here, he draws the suspicions of Diane Brajkovich (left) and Betty Varner, who live in his neighborhood but didn't know who he was.
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Old Fort Fire Engineer John “J.J.” Johnston had his hair dyed pink for last year’s Komen Lowcountry Race for the Cure, and it remained pink for weeks after breast cancer awareness month was over.
The late Michelle Kelley suffered for most of the more than three years during her fight with breast cancer. She died on Oct. 24, 2011.
Old Fort Fire Department Fire Engineer John "J.J." Johnston introduced the pink fire helmet to the Charleston area.
Fire Engineer John “J.J” Johnston’s father, Floyd Johnston, who served in the Marine Corps for 30 years, died from liver cancer in 2007.
Widower Mike Kelley wrote this message to his late wife on a pink fire truck.
The children of John "J.J" and Jennifer Johnston, Mike Kelly and the late Michelle Kelly remain very close friends.