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Inspection: 303147136 - Yonkers City Fd-5 Alarm Fire

Inspection Information - Office: Nys Pesh White Plains

 

Inspection Nr: 303147136
Report ID: 0253690
Open Date: 08/21/2002

Site Address:
Yonkers City Fd-5 Alarm Fire
5-7 New School Street
Yonkers, NY 10701

Mailing Address:
40 South Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701

Union Status: Union

SIC:9224

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/21/2002

Emphasis: L:Hh, S:Fire Protection

Close Case:08/21/2002


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101000081

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201000056
Event: 08/05/2002
Seventeen Employees Receives Injuries While Fighting A Fire

On August 5, 2002, Employees #1 through #17, all firefighters, fought a five-alarm fire at a furniture/dry goods warehouse over 13 hours in 94 degree heat, high humidity, and windless conditions. The temperature of the fire ranged between 1,200 degrees and 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Sixteen employees suffered from heat exhaustion and dehydration, and Employee #10 received a sprain in the firefighting efforts.

Keywords:firefighter, heat, warehouse, fire, fire brigade, heat exhaustion, high temperature

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
2 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
3 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
4 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
5 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
6 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
7 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
8 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
9 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
10 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
11 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
12 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
13 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
14 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
15 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
16 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
17 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
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