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Accident: 689299 - Fireman Burned When He Ignited Building For Fire Drill

Accident: 689299 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 08/27/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10458858708/29/19869224Waseca Fire Dept.
EMPLOYEE #1, A FIREMAN, WAS PARTICIPATING IN A PUMPER-DRAFTING DRILL AT AN ABANDONED FARMHOUSE WITH THREE OTHER FIREMEN. A MIXTURE OF KEROSENE AND GASOLINE HAD BEEN POURED INSIDE THE HOUSE AS AN ACCELERANT. EMPLOYEE #1 STEPPED INSIDE THE HOUSE, IGNITED HIS FLARE AND THREW IT DOWN THE BASEMENT STAIRS. THERE WAS A FLASH BACK. EMPLOYEE #1, WEARING ONLY STREET CLOTHES INSTEAD OF FULL TURN-OUT GEAR, RECEIVED SECOND AND THIRD DEGREE BURNS TO HIS LEGS, HANDS AND FACE. HIS NYLON WIND BREAKER WAS ON FIRE AS HE TURNED AND RAN FROM THE HOUSE. HE ROLLED ON THE GROUND TO PUT THE FIRE OUT.
Keywords: burn, firefighter, work rules, fire, flashback, face, hand, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104588587 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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