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Accident: 202486882 - Employee Is Overcome By Smoke And Dies

Accident: 202486882 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/26/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12582091007/27/20089224East Pierce Fire & Rescue
On July 26, 2008, Employee #1, the Fire Chief for East Pierce Fire and Rescue, was trapped by an over burn on a wild land fire. He was found dead under his fire shelter, where he was overcome by smoke inhalation and thermal burns.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, asphyxiated, fire, inhalation, smoke, overexposure
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125820910 Fatality Other Supervisors, firefighting & fire prevention occupa

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