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Hospital official: Injured firefighter out of intensive care

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Daniel Lyon is in satisfactory condition. Daniel Lyon is in satisfactory condition.
SEATTLE -

The firefighter severely injured in an eastern Washington wildfire flare-up that killed three of his comrades is out of intensive care and in rehabilitation at a Seattle hospital.
    
Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg said Tuesday that Daniel Lyon has had all the major burn-related surgeries he needs and is currently in satisfactory condition.
    
The 25-year-old suffered burns on more than 60 percent of his body on Aug. 19. Since then officials say he has endured skin grafts and constant pain.
    
In September doctors said they expect Lyon to make a full recovery.
    
Twenty-year-old Tom Zbyszewski, 26-year-old Andrew Zajac, and 31-year-old Richard Wheeler died in the same flare-up near Twisp after their engine crashed down an embankment and was caught by the quickly moving fire.

Hundreds gather to remember fallen firefighters

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