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Report: Ignition of vapors, gases, or liquids at Longfellow Ranch Partners, LP in Fort Stockton, Texas

DATE: 01/31/19

Two employees were attempting to fix leaks in a gasoline tank. When they went to heat up the area of the leaks to braze them closed, the gasoline fumes ignited from a small bucket under the tank. The fire burned the injured employee’s arms and back, requiring hospitalization.

Report ID 2019011140  
Date 01/31/2019  
UPA 1423040  
Inspection 1376328  
Primary NAICS 112111  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 899 Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
Source 1641 Gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel
Secondary Source 7260 Welding and heating handtools-powered, unspecified
Event 317 Ignition of vapors, gases, or liquids
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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