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Accident: 129654.015 - Employee Is Killed While Fighting Wildfire

Accident: 129654.015 -- Report ID: 0936200 -- Event Date: 09/17/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1493682.01509/18/2020Forest Service - San Bernardino National Forest
At 6:00 p.m. on September 17, 2020, an employee working as part of the "hot shot crew" fighting a wildfire. A coworker found the employee had died after finding him burned and unresponsive.
Keywords: asphyxiated, burn, fire, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, high temperature, lack of oxygen, loss of consciousness, oxygen deficiency, ppe, smoke, smoke inhalation, unconsciousness, unresponsive, weather
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1493682.015 50 M Fatality Firefighting occupations

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