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Accident: 201000049 - Employees Injured In Fire, One Receives Electric Shock

Accident: 201000049 -- Report ID: 0253690 -- Event Date: 08/06/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30314716908/21/20029224Yonkers City Fd-3 Alarm Fire
On August 6, 2002, Employees #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, and #9, firefighters, were battling an apartment building fire. The fire started in the basement of the building and spread to the first floor. In addition to the extreme temperature of the fire, the Employees were working in 94 Degree Fahrenheit heat, high humidity, and in windless conditions. Seven of the nine employees suffered dehydration and heat exhaustion; Employee #1 sustained a minor electrical shock when he backed into an electrical panel while manning a hose line. Employee #2 received various strains and sprains. All of the employees were taken to the hospital, where they were treated and released.
Keywords: firefighter, heat, fatigue, fire, electric shock, sprain, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
2 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
3 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
4 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
5 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Firefighting occupations
6 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
7 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
8 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
9 303147169 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations

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