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Accident: 1002831 - Employee Collapses And Dies While Fighting Fire

Accident: 1002831 -- Report ID: 0253630 -- Event Date: 07/17/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10494515908/02/19909224Williamsville Fire Dept Main St #1
At approximately 2:42 a.m. on July 17, 1990, Employee #1, a fire fighter, responded to a fire alarm sent to the Main Transit Fire Department Station #1. As Employee #1 preparing a ladder truck (disconnecting an air hose and electric wire), he collapsed. He was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville, NY. Employee #1 had suffered a myocardial infarction and died in the hospital at 10:45 on August 1, 1990. Employee #1 had been a fire fighter for 41 years and was a past chief of the department.
Keywords: firefighter, heart attack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104945159 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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