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Accident: 943589 - Employee Killed In Migrant House Fire

Accident: 943589 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 07/02/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1848800707/13/19935148Jerry Flint Dba Creswell Produce Company
Employee #1 was overcome by smoke and carbon monoxide while sleeping in a migrant farm worker house. Smoke detectors were operable; the 13 other migrant workers escaped. Employee #1 had a blood alcohol content of .28 and did not respond when other members tried to wake him. Fire consumed the majority of the house, but the room where Employee #1 was found was in a good state of repair. The fire occurred at 2:00 a.m.
Keywords: alcohol, migrant farm worker, fire, migrant camp shelter, intoxicated, sleeping quarters, overexposure, carbon monoxide, smoke inhalation
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18488007 Fatality Other Farm workers

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