Santa Clara City Fire Captain Troy Buzzell died February 1st after a battle with work-related PTSD.
Captain Buzzell took his own life. He was heavily involved in all aspects of firefighting, including being a highly respected truck and rescue instructor, Wildland Engine Boss, and a member of the FEMA California Task Force 3- Urban Search & Rescue Team.
Buzzell was a 15-year veteran of the Santa Clara City Fire Department. He is survived by his wife and 2 children.