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Steelers RB Coach Burned In Fire Starts Rehabilitation

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Steelers RB Coach Kirby Wilson remains in serious, but stable condition after suffering burns during a fire in his Butler County home.

On January 6, Wilson sustained burns on 30 to 50 percent of his body as flames ripped through his townhouse in Seven Fields.

Ryan Scarpino, a spokesman for the Steelers, said in a statement Wilson has started physical rehabilitation.

He is still in the burn center at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.

“The Wilson family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support,” the statement concluded.

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Kitchen fire leaves Steelers running backs coach badly burned

An early morning kitchen fire left Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson hospitalized with severe burns on Friday as the football team prepared for its first-round playoff game in Denver. "We're keeping him in our prayers and hope things aren't worse off for him," said linebacker James Farrior.

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Running Back Coach Kirby Wilson Burned Badly in Morning Fire at Home

Steelers running back Kirby Wilson was badly burned in an early morning house fire in Seven Fields, Pennsylvania. According reports, Wilson was flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital.

Steelers president Art Rooney II has issued the following statement:

“First and foremost our thoughts and prayers are with Kirby and his entire family. We are saddened to hear about this unfortunate situation but we know that he has the best medical care in the country treating him. The entire organization is praying for Kirby to have a full recovery and we will be by his side through this difficult time.”

Wilson, 50, is in his fifth season with the Steelers after coaching running backs with the Arizona Cardinals (2004-06), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2002-03), Washington Redskins (2000), and New England Patriots (1997-99). Wilson coached on Pete Carroll’s staff at USC in 2001.

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