Greg Longmore is on track to leave hospital in the next few weeks, if his latest skin grafts take, mere weeks after he received burns to about 40 per cent of his body.
The 36-year-old was put into an induced coma after a fire broke out at Adams Distillery last month and he suffered severe burns to his body.
A GoFundMe appeal for him, his wife Erin and their two young children, has raised more than $100,000 in a bid to aid in his recovery costs from the accident.
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His sister, Samantha Walmsley, provided an update on his condition and said he underwent his third skin graft surgery on Monday, which had been a great success.
"He's recovering back on the ward," she said.
"Greg is on bed rest for a week then they'll start to get him to move again.
She confirmed, if everything went to plan with the latest surgery, he should be able to leave hospital in the next few weeks but would have to return for dressing changes.
"He will not need any more [skin graft] surgeries if these ones take.
"The family is very excited and happy, as is Greg," she said.
The fire at the whisky and gin distillery on February 9 was deemed accidental. It was caused during the gin distilling process and resulted in more than $1.5 million in damages to the shed.
Mr Longmore, who was working in the distillery when the fire broke out, was treated at the scene by his coworkers and then airlifted to the RHH with serious burns.
He remained in an induced coma for 11 days, before he was moved from the intensive care unit into the regular ward two weeks after the accident.
Adams Distillery co-owners Adam Pinkard and Adam Saunders have been visiting Mr Longmore at the RHH during his recovery. Mr Pinkard said it was great to see Mr Longmore recovering ahead of the timeline doctor's had given him for his recovery.
"We can't wait to see him get out and about, we're hoping it will be in the next few weeks," he said.
"It's been really heart warming to see him recovering and getting better."
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