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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
Current Penalty $2,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 40817440 02/17/2009 03/23/2009 $2,100 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201391851 Event: 11/15/2008Firefighter Is Killed By Falling Debris After House Fire
On November 15, 2008, several firefighters responded to a fire at an abandoned residential structure. After they had turned water on the house, they entered the structure in search of small fires that had not yet been extinguished. While they were checking the second floor, the walls and roof collapsed and struck them. One firefighter was struck and buried underneath. He was trapped and fatally crushed between the debris and the lower floor.
Keywords: chest, firefighter, fire, crushed, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311984025 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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