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Accident: 139968.015 - Employee Is Killed When Scba Runs Out Of Air During Fire

Accident: 139968.015 -- Report ID: 0150900 -- Event Date: 05/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1531070.01505/12/2021City Of New Haven
At 12:45 a.m. on May 12, 2021, an employee was searching the 2nd floor of a resi dential structure during a fire when he ran out of breathing air. The employee w as killed due to asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, emergency response, fire, fire brigade/department, fire fighter, inhalation, lack of oxygen, lung, malfunction, oxygen deficiency, respirator, respiratory, respiratory tract, scba, smoke, smoke inhalati
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1531070.015 31 M Fatality Firefighting occupations

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