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Accident: 200375277 - Two Employees Are Burned In Explosion

Accident: 200375277 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/27/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31469271607/29/20109199County Of Saluda Public Safety
At approximately 11:10 a.m. on July 27, 2010, Employee #1, Employee #2 and a coworker, all firefighters, were fighting a fire at an automotive repair shop. As Employee #1 was walking towards Employee #2 and the coworker, who were standing approximately 10 ft to 15 ft from the repair shop, an explosion occurred, shooting flames from the roof and window. Employee #1 and #2 were not wearing their flash hoods and received burns to their faces; the coworker was wearing complete ppe and was uninjured. Employee #1 and #2 were treated at the scene and were not hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, ppe, fire, explosion, face
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314692716 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 314692716 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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