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Accident: 200998896 - Firefighter Is Killed In Roof Collaspe

Accident: 200998896 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 06/15/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31505075706/20/20119224Muncie Fire Department
On June 15, 2011, Employees #1, #2 and #3 were among seven professional firefighters engaged in fighting an interior structure fire in full turn-out gear. Three firefighters were on a portion of a roof structure. The roof collapsed onto the firefighters. Four other firefighters escaped, and Employee #1 was killed due to smoke and soot inhalation. Employees # 2 and #3 were not injured or hospitalized.
Keywords: firefighter, roof, collapse, fire, inhalation, smoke
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315050757 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 315050757 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Firefighting occupations
3 315050757 Fatality Asphyxia Firefighting occupations

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