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Accident: 112747.015 - Interior Firefighters Incur Burns In Man Down Rescue

Accident: 112747.015 -- Report ID: 0253630 -- Event Date: 01/10/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1372307.01501/11/2019Buffalo City Fd, Headquarters
At 10:00 p.m. on January 10, 2019, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were performing interior structural firefighting operations on the third floor of a multiple residence home. Employee #1 and Employee #2 encountered extreme heat and were separated. Employee #1 suffered burns on the face, head, arms, and hands. The burns on the hands were extreme and required skin grafting. Employee #2 suffered first and second degree burns on the majority of the torso and upper body. Both employees were hospitalized.
Keywords: skin, heat, fire, hand, head, fire fighter, face, burn, torso, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1372307.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 1372307.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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