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Accident: 202549879 - Employee Suffers Smoke Inhalation From Fire In Home

Accident: 202549879 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/10/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30930492103/09/20097381Professional Community Management Inc
At approximately 6:15 p.m. on February 10, 2009, Employee # 1 was responding to a resident's complaint that the living room and bedroom lights would not turn on at a home in a senior citizen community. He discovered that the circuit breaker, located in the master bedroom, had two tripped breakers and were in the off position. He turned one of the breakers back into the on position and the lights in the residence came on. He turned on the other breaker and a fire started in the living room. As the employee attempted to contain the fire, he suffered smoke inhalation. He was transported by emergency services to a nearby hospital for treatment but did not require hospitalization.
Keywords: fire, circuit breaker, smoke, smoke inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309304921 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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