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Accident: 201024205 - Fire Fighter Injures Knee In Fall Responding To A Call

Accident: 201024205 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 05/27/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12548389105/29/20129111City Of Petaluma Fire Department

At approximately 5:18 p.m. on May 27, 2012, Employee #1, a 36-year-old male with City of Petaluma Fire Department had responded to an illegal camp fire alongside the elevated railroad track s at the End of Cinnabar Road in Petaluma, California. As the crew was descending down the gravel incline, Employee #1 lost his footing, slipped, and fell at the transition from gravel to soil. Employee #1 was transported to Petaluma Valley Hospital in Petaluma, CA and was hospitalized for a serious knee injury.

Keywords: firefighter, knee, slip, unstable surface, unstable soil

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125483891 Hospitalized injury Other Firefighting occupations

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