[9/3/19] Okanogan Firefighter Airlifted with Burns

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Fire broke out in Okanogan County around 4 p.m. Sunday near B&O Road N between Fletcher Loop Road and Spring Coulee Road,  severely injuring an Okanogan County Firefighter who suffered second and third degree burns to 50-60% of his body. The injured firefighter was identified as Assistant Chief Christian Johnson of Okanogan County Fire District #3, according to Okanogan County Emergency Management. Johnson was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he is currently in a medically induced coma to stabilize him prior to skin graft surgery. A press release says his airway was  damaged with a score of two out of four, with four being the worst.

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