Twisp firefighter discusses injuries, future hopes (video)

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Twisp firefighter discusses injuries, future hopes (video)

News conference upon Daniel Lyon's hospital departure also includes comments from his parents, UW Medicine burn specialist
Brian Donohue

Daniel Lyon Jr., 25, a firefighter injured in the Twisp River Fire, spoke to the media Nov. 18 upon his discharge from Harborview Medical Center. He was joined by his parents, Daniel Sr. and Barbara, and by Dr. Nicole Gibran, a UW professor of surgery and director of the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center. 

Lyon arrived at Harborview’s Emergency Department on Aug. 19 in critical condition with burns to more than 60 percent of his body. He underwent 11 surgeries and spent two months in intensive care. He continues to heal and recover, receiving physical and occupational therapy from Harborview's rehabilitation medicine team.

Journalists: To download the unedited 1920x1080p video of the news conference, email Brian Donohue of UW Medicine Strategic Marketing & Communications.