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Accident: 200514032 - Seven Firefighters Injured In Gas Explosion

Accident: 200514032 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 12/19/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30967098212/20/20059224Minneapolis Fire Department
On December 19, 2005, Employees #1 through #7, were fighting a structure fire when a natural gas explosion occurred. These seven Minneapolis firefighter were admitted to the hospital for treatment of neck and face burns. One employee's leg was fractured, and another's ribs were fractured when they were struck by falling debris.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, fracture, building, fire, natural gas, gas, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309670982 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 309670982 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 309670982 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
4 309670982 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
5 309670982 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
6 309670982 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
7 309670982 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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