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Accident: 202316824 - Firefighters Develop Chest Pain In Seven-Alarm Blaze

Accident: 202316824 -- Report ID: 0253650 -- Event Date: 07/26/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31655281908/01/20129224Nycfd Engine 239

At 10:00 a.m. on July 26, 2012, two employees were working as firefighters for the New York City Fire Department. One was a chief, and the other was a captain. Their unit was responding to a seven-alarm fire at a seven-story apartment building in Brooklyn, NY. During the incident, they developed chest pain. They were admitted to Kings County Hospital, and they remained in the hospital 24 hours for observation.

Keywords: cardiovasc system, chest, firefighter, heart attack

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316552819 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
2 316552819 Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations

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