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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 124594177 - Engine Co 265 & Ladder Co 121 Nycfd

Inspection Information - Office: N.Y. Manhattan

Nr: 124594177Report ID: 0253650Open Date: 01/23/1996

Engine Co 265 & Ladder Co 121 Nycfd
58-03 Beach Channel Dr
Far Rockaway, NY 11692
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
Mailing: Municipal Bldg 16th Fl. South, New York, NY 10007

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/20/1996
Emphasis: L:HhClose Case:11/01/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
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 Other 8010008 09/27/1996 11/15/1996 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 1009802Event: 01/06/1996Fire Fighter Dies In Apartment Fire
At 10:15 p.m. on January 5, 1996, Employee #1, a fire fighter, was fighting a blaze inside a third-floor apartment. The fire intensified due to unexpected high winds inside the apartment. Employee #1 tried to escape but became disoriented while still on the third floor. Two coworkers were able to escape safely through an exit stairwell. Employee #1 was later found unconscious on the third floor. He was transported to Peninsula General Hospital, where he died.
Keywords: firefighter, high wind, unconsciousness, work rules, fire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124594177 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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