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Severely burned Pa. firefighter returns to duty

Jason Kuehler spent 1 month in hospital for burns on more than 30% of his body after mobile home fire followed by more than 9 months of rehabilitation

By Morgan Young
The Public Opinion

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Monday wasn't a typical day for firefighter Jason Kuehler, not because he was called to an accident on Interstate 81 at 7 a.m., but because this was the first time in almost a year that the firefighter was able to respond to any emergency calls.

As the assistant fire chief of the Franklin Fire Company in Chambersburg and a firefighter with the Alexandria, Va. fire department, Kuehler had his first day back Monday.

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