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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 116185406 - U.S. Dept Of Agriculture/Forest Service

Inspection Information - Office: Denver

Nr: 116185406Report ID: 0830500Open Date: 07/07/1994

U.S. Dept Of Agriculture/Forest Service
South Canyon Fire 7 Miles West Of Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9512/Land, Mineral, Wildlife, and Forest Conservation
Mailing: 201 14th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20250

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership: 
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/31/1995
Close Case:05/17/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360353908    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Willful 19600008 A 02/08/1995 02/08/1995 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19600008 A 02/08/1995 05/08/1995 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 905364Event: 07/06/1994Fourteen Employees Killed Fighting Forest Fire
Fourteen federal government employees (five from the Bureau of Land Management and nine from the Forest Service) were fighting a forest fire near Glenwood Springs, Colorado, when they were overcome by rapidly advancing smoke and flames. All 14 employees died.
Keywords: firefighter, fire, smoke
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
3 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
4 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
5 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
6 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
7 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
8 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
9 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
10 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
11 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
12 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported
13 116185406 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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