Lacey firefighters Claire Van Guse (from left), Crystal Murphy and Jessica Johnson at Lacey Fire Station 34 on Friday, July 28, 2017. Murphy took her own life in December, and advocates are hoping her story of life with PTSD will help protect other first responders.
Lacey firefighters Claire Van Guse (from left), Crystal Murphy and Jessica Johnson at Lacey Fire Station 34 on Friday, July 28, 2017. Murphy took her own life in December, and advocates are hoping her story of life with PTSD will help protect other first responders. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com
Lacey firefighters Claire Van Guse (from left), Crystal Murphy and Jessica Johnson at Lacey Fire Station 34 on Friday, July 28, 2017. Murphy took her own life in December, and advocates are hoping her story of life with PTSD will help protect other first responders. Tony Overman toverman@theolympian.com

This Lacey firefighter had PTSD and took her own life. Her story could help others.

February 23, 2018 02:55 PM