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Accident: 14565949 - Natural Gas Line Ruptured By Loader Bucket; Fire Resulted

Accident: 14565949 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 01/10/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1460722001/11/19851611Ball Ball & Brosamer Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WAITING FOR A LOADER TO FILL HIS TRUCK WITH DIRT WHEN THE LOADER BUCKET STRUCK A FIVE INCH NATURAL GAS LINE. THE LINE RUPTURED. A FIRE ENSUED, BURNING EMPLOYEE #1'S TRUCK WITH EMPLOYEE #1 INSIDE.
Keywords: burn, loader bucket, fire, construction, natural gas, rupture, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14607220 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Truck drivers, heavy

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