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Accident: 14293500 - Employees Died Of Smoke Inhalation From Fire At Logging Site

Accident: 14293500 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 07/15/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10532507007/16/19872411Carl Giles Logging Inc
ON JULY 15,1987, A FIRE BROKE OUT NEAR THE LAVADOURE TIMBER SALE FOUR MILES SOUTHEAST OF DAYS CREEK, OREGON. LOGGING CREW MEMBERS WERE CALLED TO FIGHT THE FIRE. EMPLOYEES #1 AND #2 WERE PREPARING TO MOVE SOME LOGGING EQUIPMENT WHEN THEY WERE SUDDENLY OVERTAKEN BY THE FIRE. BOTH EMPLOYEES DIED OF ASPHYXIATION DUE TO INHALATION OF SMOKE AND CARBON MONOXIDE FROM THE FIRE.
Keywords: firefighter, asphyxiated, fire, logging, carbon monoxide, smoke inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105325070 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 105325070 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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