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Wash. firefighter, mentor for teen girls dies at home

Firefighter Crystal Murphy was a coordinator of the Capital Metro Fire Girls Camp that showed girls what it’s like to be in the fire service


By FireRescue1 Staff

LACEY, Wash. — A firefighter died at her home over the weekend, according to officials.

KING5 reported that Lacey Fire Department firefighter Crystal Murphy died, according to a Facebook post from the department.

Lacey Fire Department firefighter Crystal Murphy died, according to a Facebook post from the department. (Photo/LFD)
Lacey Fire Department firefighter Crystal Murphy died, according to a Facebook post from the department. (Photo/LFD)

Murphy served as a mentor for teen girls with an interest in firefighting, and co-coordinated the Capital Metro Fire Girls Camp, which gives girls between ages 14 and 18 an inside look at the fire service.

Several people posted memories about Murphy on Facebook and recalled how inspirational she was.

No other details were released. We will update you when more information becomes available.

 

We are again saddened that we must announce the passing of one of our own. FF Crystal Murphy passed away at home over...

Posted by Lacey Fire District Three on Tuesday, December 26, 2017
 

Goodbye Sister :( RIP Firefighter Crystal Murphy Lacey Fire

Posted by Chad Berg on Tuesday, December 26, 2017

 

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