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Accident: 202490900 - Fire Fighters Are Seriously Burned In Explosive House Fire

Accident: 202490900 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 07/05/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31323420507/08/20109224Sacramento City Fire Department
On July 10, 2010, four fire fighters extinguished a deliberately caused (arson) gas leak. Despite taking all necessary precautions and proper procedures, the fire fighters suffered their injuries immediately upon entry when the front door exploded and the vacant house went up in flames. They were hospitalized with multiple second and third degree burns of the face and hands.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, flammable vapors, fire, gas, explosion, gas leak, face, door, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313234205 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 313234205 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
3 313234205 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
4 313234205 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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