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Accident: 362011504 - Employee Suffers Burns While Fighting Fire

Accident: 362011504 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 08/20/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12605399009/15/19979224La City Fire

At approximately 1:00 a.m. on August 20, 1997, Employee #1 was fighting a fire from the roof of a burning building. The roof collapsed and Employee #1 fell through the roof. In an attempt to self-rescue his left hand glove came off. As a result, Employee #1 received second and third degree burns to the fingers of his left hand.

Keywords: burn, firefighter, roof, collapse, finger, glove, fire, hand

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126053990 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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