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Accident: 200525780 - Employee Is Killed In Fall Through Burning Roof

Accident: 200525780 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 09/14/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30571185509/17/20029131Muscatine, City Of

On September 14, 2002, Employee #1, a fire fighter, and coworker were cutting a hole in the roof of a burning house, when the roof began to collapse. The coworker was able to escape to the aerial tower, but Employee #1 fell into the burning structure when the roof collapsed. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords: firefighter, roof collapse, fire, fall, cutting and burning

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305711855 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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