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Accident: 200001550 - Employee Dies Due To Smoke Inhalation From Fire

Accident: 200001550 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 12/26/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30538770612/27/20027532Leggs Auto Collision Center

On December 26, 2002, Employee #1 and other coworkers were working within an auto shop when a drop light fell upon the floor, catching residual gasoline on fire. The fire spread quickly throughout the facility. All employees evacuated the facility except Employee #1, who found shelter in a bathroom. He was unable to escape from the bathroom and succumbed to smoke inhalation from the fire, dying from asphyxia.

Keywords: asphyxiated, flammable liquid, fire, smoke inhalation

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305387706 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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