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Accident: 48886.015 - One Employee Killed; Five Employees Are Engulfed In Fire Dur

Accident: 48886.015 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 07/07/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
916729.01507/07/2013C&R Downhole Drilling, Llc
At 4:00 a.m. on July 7, 2013, an employee was operating a diesel powered water p ump that was used to clean out a gas well and to run a test line down the well h ole. The employee hit the emergency stop to shut the pump down when it began to overflow. One employee was killed and five employees were engulfed in flames w hen a flash fire erupted around the pump while the employee investigated the cau se for the overflow. No additional information was provided in the initial repo rt that relates to the incident and the five employee injuries.
Keywords: fire, gas well, natural gas
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 916729.015 45 M Fatality Operations & systems researchers and analysts

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