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Inspection: 101226983 - Crested Butte State Bank

Inspection Information - Office: Denver

Nr: 101226983Report ID: 0830500Open Date: 03/07/1990

Crested Butte State Bank
405 6th Street
Crested Butte, CO 81224
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 6029/Commercial Banks, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P.O. Box 409, Crested Butte, CO 81224

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/09/1990
Close Case:07/10/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360329577    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 521518Event: 03/06/1990Three Employees Killed, Other Injured In Bank Explosion
A two-story bank building with an unvented crawl space under the whole structure exploded as a result of hydrocarbon-based gas buildup in the crawl space. Employees #1, #2, and #3 were killed; Employees #4, #7, #8, #9, #11, #12, #13, and #14 were hospitalized and Employees #5, #6, and #10 were not hospitalized. There had been no indication of a gas buildup or any warning given. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms ruled out any high explosive involvement, titling the remaining rubble as a classic gas explosion, as all parts fell within 6 ft of the foundation.
Keywords: ventilation, explosion, crawl space
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101226983 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 101226983 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
3 101226983 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
4 101226983 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
5 101226983 Non Hospitalized injury Dislocation Occupation not reported
6 101226983 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported
7 101226983 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
8 101226983 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
9 101226983 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
10 101226983 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported
11 101226983 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
12 101226983 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported
13 101226983 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
14 101226983 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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