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Accident: 14216352 - Fire Fighter Overcome In Flashover And Dies

Accident: 14216352 -- Report ID: 0150900 -- Event Date: 03/02/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10380769903/04/19949224Pawcatuck Fire Department
Employee #1, a fire fighter, was part of a team involved in interior firefighting. The team was caught in a flashover. During the confusion, Employee #1's face mask was dislodged and he was overcome by smoke and died.
Keywords: firefighter, respiratory, fire, inhalation, flashback, overexposure, smoke inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103807699 Fatality Asphyxia Firefighting occupations

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