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Accident: 69886.015 - One Employee Is Killed In Natural Gas Explosion; Four Employ

Accident: 69886.015 -- Report ID: 0454731 -- Event Date: 11/26/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1010771.01511/26/2014Memphis Light, Gas & Water Department
At 10:30 a.m. on November 26, 2014, five employees were caught in an explosion due to a natural gas leak. Static electricity ignited the gas leak and one employee was killed with four others burned.
Keywords: static electricity, burn, explosion, natural gas, gas leak
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1010771.015 35 M Fatality Burn(Chemical) Installers And Repairers

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