Steelers RB Coach Kirby Wilson Badly Burned In House Fire

Friday January 6th, 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson was badly burned in a house fire early Friday morning, according to

Wilson, 50, was flown to a Pittsburgh-area hospital but there is no word on his condition.

"About 2:45 a.m., I was awoken by a number of pounding on doors,” neighbor David Sebesta told “Looked out my window, and there was policemen, about five or six, going down this row of houses, waking people up. I could smell burning. Fire trucks came and pulled a man out, looked like he was pretty badly burned, and carted him off to a hospital."

fifth season
SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.