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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 Repeat 19100134 G04 I 06/03/2009 07/07/2009 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 8010004 A 06/03/2009 10/15/2009 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202271813 Event: 01/03/2008Firefighter Is Killed During Multiple Dwelling Fire
Sometime after 7:00 p.m. on January 3, 2008, Employee #1 fought a two-alarm fire at the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights, an occupied multiple dwelling unit in Brooklyn, NY, when he became separated from his unit; the smoke and heat were so bad that fellow firefighters could not access Employee #1. Firefighters working on a different floor heard desperate maydays coming from Employee #1, who was losing oxygen. By the time he was found, he had run out of air and was already in cardiac arrest. Employee #1 was killed and four other firefighters and four residents of the building were injured in the fire. It took over one-hundred firefighters to contain the fire.
Keywords: firefighter, heat, asphyxiated, emergency response, fire, cardiac arrest, smoke inhalation
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311351381 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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