MARYVILLE (WATE) – Longtime weather watcher and former WATE 6 On Your Side employee Jeff Weaver is recovering in the hospital after suffering second and third degree burns in a fire.
For years, Weaver has been sending photos of everything from severe weather, to high school sports, to sunsets in his backyard of Blount County.
He was injured in a fire at his home last weekend and was taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he is currently in the burn unit’s ICU. His mother says he suffered third degree burns on his arms and hands and second degree burns on his face and body.
Weaver is facing several surgeries and a long hospital stay.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help Weaver with his medical bills. Click here to donate.