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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1470206.015 - Forsyth Township Fire Department

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 1470206.015Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 03/16/2020

Forsyth Township Fire Department
108 Albatross St
Gwinn, MI 49841
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection
Mailing: Po Box 638, Gwinn, MI 49841

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/26/2020
Emphasis: S:FallClose Case:10/28/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1554579    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 124864.015Event: 03/13/2020Employee Falls Through Floor, Is Stuck In Between Joists, An
At 10:45 p.m. on March 13, 2020, Employee # 1 was fighting a heavy fire. Interior firefighting tactics and water nozzle use caused the floor to collapse underneath Employee # 1. He was pinned up to his arm pits between the floor joists. He suffered positional asphyxiation and was killed.
Keywords: pinned, water, chest, fall, floor opening, floor hole, fire fighter, fire brigade/department, collapse, building collapse, asphyxiated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1470206.015 Fatality Other Fire Fighter

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