Burned Washington Firefighter Faces ‘Long Recovery’

Johnson was severely burned fighting a wildfire

SEATTLE (KOMO) — The wife of an Okanogan County firefighter says her family is taking each day at a time as he recovers from severe burns to more than 50% of his body.

Christian Johnson, a volunteer assistant chief with Okanogan County Fire District 3, was hurt while battling the Spring Coulee Fire south of Okanogan in early September.

Johnson was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition. MORE

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