Captain James Buford
Year Appointed: XXXX
Date of Incident: June 17, 1972
Date of Death: June 17, 1972
Unit: Truck 19
Location: Shoal Creek
Captain James Buford drowned while attempting to rescue two young men from Shoal Creek during heavy rains.
The old, brick fire department training tower at Colorado Street and Cesar Chavez Street is named in his honor.