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Accident: 14339881 - Fire Involving Agrichemicals

Accident: 14339881 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 05/14/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1500663805/17/19859224Mooresville Fire Department
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1501068905/07/19859224Town Of Mooresville Fire Department
EMPLOYEES #1 THROUGH #13 BECAME ILL WHEN THEY RESPONDED TO A STRUCTURAL FIRE AT THE FCX STORE IN MOORESVILLE. ASSORTED AGRICHEMICALS WERE STORED AT THE STORE. THE CHEMICAL FUMES GIVEN OFF BY THE FIRE CAUSED STOMACH PAINS AND NAUSEA IN THE AFFECTED EMPLOYEES. THEY WERE HOSPITALIZED AND TREATED FOR CHEMICAL PNEUMONIA. EMPLOYEES #2, #5 AND #8 WERE AMBULANCE WORKERS. THEY HAD NOT ENTERED THE FIRE AREA, BUT WORKED ONLY AROUND THE PERIMETER OF THE FIRE SCENE IN SUPPORT OF THE FIREFIGHTERS.
Keywords: firefighter, fire, nausea, toxic fumes, stomach, chemical
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15006638 Occupation Not Listed
2 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Health technologists and technicians, n.e.c.
3 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations
4 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
5 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations
6 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
7 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
8 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations
9 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations
10 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Health technologists and technicians, n.e.c.
11 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations
12 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations
13 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations
14 15010689 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Firefighting occupations

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