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Accident: 201071602 - Four Employees Sustain Burn Injuries Fighting Wildfire

Accident: 201071602 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 10/21/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31081352210/24/20079224Department Of Fire Protection
On October 21, 2007, a fire engine company became entrapped while engaged in structure protection operations in a remote area. The four-man crew was seriously burned when flames from a structure fire engulfed their vehicle in a "Burn-Over" incident. Two of the employees were critically injured and two were seriously injured. All four injured firefighters were transported to the burn center where they were admitted for an extended stay of medical treatment for injuries sustained in the incident.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, heat, fire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310813522 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 310813522 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
3 310813522 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
4 310813522 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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