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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14511042 - Gas Well Fire

Accident: 14511042 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 12/17/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190274112/31/19841311Cedar Hill Petroleum
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190270912/19/19841389Rays Crane Service
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190850812/21/19841389Wild Well Control Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190851612/27/19841389Superior Snubbing Control
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190270912/19/19841389Rays Crane Service
EMPLOYEES #1 THROUGH 5 WERE CHANGING OUT WELL HEAD EQUIPMENT ON A DISCHARGING HIGH-PRESSURE GAS WELL. THE GAS REACHED A CRANE ENGINE LOCATION. AN EMERGENCY ACTION BY A CRANE HAND CAUSED THE ENGINE TO BACKFIRE. THE GAS IGNITED, BURNING EMPLOYEES 1 - 5. A SPECTACULAR FIRE CONTINUED FOR 3 DAYS.
Keywords: burn, gas well, fire, natural gas, wellhead
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1902741 Occupation Not Listed
2 1902709 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 1908508 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
4 1908508 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
5 1908516 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
6 1902709 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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