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Firefighter Matt Dawson to be transferred to Colorado for treatment

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

In an update posted to the Lubbock Fire Department's Facebook page, firefighter Matt Dawson will be airlifted to Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado. 

Craig Hospital specializes in traumatic brain injuries. Matt's wife, Chanda, said in the update he will be at Craig Hospital for about six to eight weeks. 

Matt is in a stage called post traumatic amnesia, which means his brain cannot store new memories. He is able to wake up and talk. He's also able to eat ice, small amounts of applesauce and drink small spoons of water. 

Matt will have his bone flap surgery in Colorado. 

Read the full update below: 

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