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Accident: 201621232 - Three Firefighters Die Of Asphyxia

Accident: 201621232 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 11/25/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30531635811/26/20029131City Of Coos Bay

On November 25, 2002, Employees #1 through 3, all firefighters, were performing interior firefighting and searching for victims when a flashover occurred. Two became trapped on the second floor and died of asphyxia. The third firefighter was rescued unconscious from the first floor and transported to a local hospital, where he died of asphyxia.

Keywords: firefighter, asphyxiated, fire

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305316358 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 305316358 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
3 305316358 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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