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Accident: 1003599 - Employee Dies Of Heart Attack After Fighting Fire

Accident: 1003599 -- Report ID: 0253620 -- Event Date: 10/24/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12455585510/26/19989224Sidney Vill Fire Dept Sidney Volunteer Fire Dept
At 5:47 p.m. on October 24, 1997, Employee #1 and a coworker responded to a trash bin fire. After the fire was extinguished, they were clearing material from the dumpster when Employee #1 suffered what appeared to be chest pains. His coworker called for assistance, and Employee #1 was transported to Sidney Hospital, where he was pronounced dead of an apparent heart attack.
Keywords: firefighter, heart, heart attack, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124555855 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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