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Accident: 170123020 - Four Employees Killed In Explosion At Pyrotechnics Storage

Accident: 170123020 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 06/05/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12732592606/10/19977999Pyro Shows Inc
At approximately 11:59 a.m. on June 5, 1997, Employees #1 through #3 were inside a pyrotechnics storage magazine, preparing fireworks for a display show. Employee #4 arrived by truck. An explosion occurred, and Employees #1 through #4 were killed when struck by flying pieces of metal. The charges apparently went off prematurely.
Keywords: explosion, concussion, flying object, chemical reaction, chemical, explosives, struck by, pyrotechnics
Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
3 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
4 127325926 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported