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Accident: 202492583 - Four Firefighters Are Hospitalized After Four-Alarm Blaze

Accident: 202492583 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 08/10/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31457013608/12/20119224Sacramento City Fire Department
On August 10, 2011, four employees of the Sacramento, California, Fire Department were fighting a large four-alarm fire in a woodpile at a recycling plant. The four firefighters and a truck driver working for another employer were sent to a hospital for treatment. One firefighter was sent for heat exhaustion, another for dehydration, and two firefighters and the truck driver for elevated carbon monoxide levels in their blood. The elevated carbon monoxide levels were identified through a new pilot program. All were released within four hours. The summary number for the narrative covering the truck driver was not provided.
Keywords: firefighter, fire, carboxyhemoglobin, heat exhaustion, carbon monoxide, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314570136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
2 314570136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Supervisors, firefighting & fire prevention occupa
3 314570136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations
4 314570136 Non Hospitalized injury Heat Exhaustion Firefighting occupations

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