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Accident: 201000056 - Seventeen Employees Receives Injuries While Fighting A Fire

Accident: 201000056 -- Report ID: 0253690 -- Event Date: 08/05/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30314713608/21/20029224Yonkers City Fd-5 Alarm Fire
On August 5, 2002, Employees #1 through #17, all firefighters, fought a five-alarm fire at a furniture/dry goods warehouse over 13 hours in 94 degree heat, high humidity, and windless conditions. The temperature of the fire ranged between 1,200 degrees and 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Sixteen employees suffered from heat exhaustion and dehydration, and Employee #10 received a sprain in the firefighting efforts.
Keywords: firefighter, heat, warehouse, fire, fire brigade, heat exhaustion, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
2 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
3 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
4 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
5 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
6 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
7 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
8 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
9 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
10 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
11 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
12 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
13 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
14 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Firefighting occupations
15 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
16 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Occupation not reported
17 303147136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations

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