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Accident: 202597159 - Eight Fire Fighters Are Injured In Gas Explosion

Accident: 202597159 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 05/07/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31322535105/07/20095331Prince George'S County Fire/ Ems Department
On May 7, 2009, an unspecified number of fire fighters were entering a strip mall, where patrons had been evacuated after smelling gas. As the fire fighters were entering the strip mall to locate the gas leak, an explosion occurred in one of the units, causing severe damage to the shopping center. Eight fire fighters were injured. One fire fighter sustained lacerations, and seven fire fighters were burned. The fire fighter who sustained lacerations and one fire fighter who was burned were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, emergency response, fire, explosion, laceration, gas leak
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313225351 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
2 313225351 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
3 313225351 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Firefighting occupations
4 313225351 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
5 313225351 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
6 313225351 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
7 313225351 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
8 313225351 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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