Father of badly burned firefighter speaks

WEST ORANGE - The father of Jason Fazio, who was badly burned in an Asbury Park fire on Jan. 10 gave a sit-down interview for the first time.

News 12 New Jersey sat down with Fazio's father, Dominic, who gave an update on his son's condition. The proud father and former police officer was moved to tears over his son, who is battling for his life.

The firefighter recently underwent skin graft surgery at St. Barnabus Medical Center in Essex County. He is currently in a medically induced coma.

Numerous fundraisers have been held to help Fazio and his family. His father says there has been an outpouring of support from hundreds and hundreds of people offering to pitch in and help the family with anything it needs.

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