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Accident: 170571699 - Fire Fighter Dies When Burning Garage Door Falls On Him

Accident: 170571699 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 06/16/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30355163406/18/20019199County Of Lexington, Public Safety
Employee #1, a fire fighter entered a house that was engulfed in flames. He decided to enter the residence by way of the garage. Employee #1 was using a two-inch fire hose to extinguish the fire. The garage door, which was burning, became loose and fell on him. He had second and third degree burns over fifty three percent of his body. He died on July 12, 2001.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303551634 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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