The D.C. Fire Association recently issued a statement announcing that firefighter Charles "Chuck" Ryan has returned to work.
Ryan, who is assigned to Rescue Squad 3 in Southeast, was severely burned over 40 percent of his body during a house fire on 48th Pl. NE back in April of 2011.
"On behalf of all of the members of Local No. 36, welcome home, Chuck," the statement read. "We're glad to have you back."