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Inspection: 116185422 - U.S. Dept. Of Interior/Bureau Of Land Management

Inspection Information - Office: Denver

Nr: 116185422Report ID: 0830500Open Date: 07/07/1994

U.S. Dept. Of Interior/Bureau Of Land Management
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: 1849 C Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20240

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

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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 116185422 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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