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Accident: 897777 - Fire Fighters Killed When Roof Collapses During Fire

Accident: 897777 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 03/18/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12662159803/25/19969224City Of Chesapeake Fire Department

At approximately 11:30 a.m., the Chesapeake Fire Department responded to a structure fire in Chesapeake, VA. Upon arrival, Employees # 1 and #2, fire fighters, entered the structure through a rear doorway and advanced a hose line to the interior. Shortly after, the roof of the structure collapsed, trapping Employees #1 and #2 under debris. They were killed.

Keywords: burn, firefighter, roof collapse, roof, collapse, fire, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126621598 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 126621598 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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