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Accident: 1009315 - Fire Fighter Killed When Burned By Apartment Fire

Accident: 1009315 -- Report ID: 0253650 -- Event Date: 09/12/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10486161210/28/19919224Ladder Co 110 Nyc Fd
At approximately 4:51 a.m. on September 12, 1991, Employee #1, a fire fighter, was performing forcible entry team duties during a fire. While he was searching a portion of the apartment on fire, a section of the ceiling collapsed onto the employee and blocked his egress. Simultaneously, fire spread into the room's cock loft. A fellow fire fighter helped Employee #1 exit the room though a window. He was severely burned and later died at the hospital.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, obstructed egress, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104861612 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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