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Accident: 200521490 - Three Fire Fighters Perish While Rescuing Children In Blaze

Accident: 200521490 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/22/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30037624112/22/19999224Keokuk Fire Department
Employees #1 through #3, all fire fighters, were attempting to rescue three children from a fire in a duplex apartment. All three were exposed to a flashover of between 2,000 and 3,000 degrees F, and were killed.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, fire, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300376241 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
2 300376241 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
3 300376241 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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