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Accident: 82372.015 - Employee Is Overcome And Is Killed By Smoke Inhalation

Accident: 82372.015 -- Report ID: 0253610 -- Event Date: 12/19/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1118667.01501/07/2016Centerville Fd
At 9:43 p.m. on December 19, 2015, an employee was the second man on a fire hose aimed into a burning basement in order to extinguish a chimney fire. His coworker, the nozzle man, looked back and called out the employees name and realized that the employee was no longer on the line. The employee was killed due to asphyxiation caused by superheated combustible products. See Report 82509.
Keywords: smoke inhalation, fire fighter, fire, chimney
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1118667.015 19 M Fatality Asphyxia

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