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Inspection: 315313510 - City Of Oakland, Fire Department

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 315313510Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 04/08/2011

City Of Oakland, Fire Department
4226 Redding Street
Oakland, CA 94619
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9224/Fire Protection
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection
Mailing: 150 Frank Ogawa, # 2352, Oakland, CA 94612

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/10/2011
Close Case:05/10/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202586715Event: 04/06/2011Employee Is Injured In Electrical Fire
At approximately 4.30 p.m. on April 6, 2011, a RV motor home owner was repairing the wiring harness on his RV. He substituted a drained battery and started the vehicle. The engine back fired, and smoke and flames engulfed the interior of the vehicle. Battalion 2514 of the Oakland fire department consisting of 3 fire fighters and a fire engine were dispatched to the site. In the process of extinguishing the fire, an explosion occurred. A ruptured piece of medical oxygen cylinder struck Fire Fighter #1 on his face, knocking him unconscious, as such as broken teeth and laceration to his left cheek. He was admitted to the hospital for his injuries.
Keywords: battery, firefighter, oxygen, unconsciousness, fire, engine, explosion, laceration, smoke, face
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315313510 Hospitalized injury Fracture Firefighting occupations

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