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Accident: 170247373 - Employee Dies From Heart Failure While Fighting Fire

Accident: 170247373 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 04/04/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30528338404/08/20024971Chewuch Canal Co

On April 4, 2002, Employee #1, a water master, died from heart failure while using a shovel to fight a fire. The fire had spread from the irrigation ditch burning operation that he was supervising to the hill side above the irrigation ditch.

Keywords: firefighter, heart, heart attack, fire, shovel

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305283384 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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