On December 19, 2011 FDNY Rescue 2 Firefighter and Islip Fire Department volunteer firefighter Rob Weidmann suffered second and third degree burns to 54% of his body while operating at a structure fire in Brooklyn, NY. 3 months later, after multiple skin graft operations, Rob was finally released from NY Presbyterian Hospital Burn Center and returned home via motorcade, police and fire department escorts, to a sea of fellow firefighters, friends, and family in front of his home. Rob still faces a long road of rehab and recovery, but his return home is a great step in his recovery process. Wishing you the best towards your recovery, brother.

STATter911: FDNY & neighbors in Islip, Long Island welcome home Rescue 2′s Robert Weidmann. Three months in burn unit for firefighter whose dramatic escape was caught on video.

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Comment by Mike Bond on March 26, 2012 at 8:33pm

 Welcome Home Brother! Hey man are you part cat? If Ya are you only used one of your nine, or have Ya used more than nine, I think I did!

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