Salvage Company Near Clare Facing Citations After Death of Volunteer Firefighter
We have an update on a Clare city volunteer firefighter who died while working on a tire which exploded.
The accident happened back in February and took the life of Ethan Gage.
He was not working as a firefighter when he died.
The accident happened here at Fair Salvage Company near Clare.
The Isabella County Sheriff says Gage was using a tire-changing machine when a tire exploded.
They include not providing proper training, not providing proper safety equipment and not reporting the death to OSHA within 8 hours.
OSHA documents also show Fair Salvage was fined $38,000.