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Brownsburg firefighter appears on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' after COVID-19 fight

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Posted at 5:37 PM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 17:37:09-04

BROWNSBURG – Brownsburg firefighter Kevin Byron was named a “health care hero” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on WRTV Wednesday night.

Byron recently battled COVID-19. He was released from the hospital in April.

He was on a ventilator for more than a week and at one point, he was described by hospital staff as the “sickest person there.”

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Bryon got to chat with Nathan Fillion from “The Rookie.” Byron is a fan of Fillion’s show.

He also received $10,000 along with other gifts for the firefighters at Brownsburg Station 133.

Watch more of Byron's appearance on the show below: