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Accident: 653691 - Employee Dies In Car Fire

Accident: 653691 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 02/07/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10916538102/08/19958062Carney Hospital
Employee #1's vehicle was a 1984 Pontiac Grand Prix and it was parked in a hospital parking garage. After leaving work, Employee #1 sat inside the passenger compartment and started his personal automobile. The engine ignited and a fire broke out. Employee #1 suffered burns to his face and hands and went into cardiac arrest. He was removed by security and emergency personnel to a hospital emergency room located on site. Employee #1 was declared dead one hour later. Weather at the time of the incident was 7 degrees Fahrenheit with strong wind (15 - 25 mph).
Keywords: burn, fire, cardiac arrest, automobile, face, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109165381 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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