Fatal Fall into a Volcanic Fumarole

@inproceedings{Cantrell2009FatalFI,
  title={Fatal Fall into a Volcanic Fumarole},
  author={Lee F. Cantrell and Michael Young},
  booktitle={Wilderness \& environmental medicine (Print)},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Fatalities secondary to inhalation of volcanic gases in the United States have rarely been reported. We report the deaths of 3 ski patrol members at a popular California ski resort. After a snowstorm, ski patrol members were fencing off a well-known volcanic fumarole when the snow around the vent collapsed. Two members slid into the deep hole and rapidly lost consciousness. A third member carrying oxygen descended into the hole and also lost consciousness. A fourth member affixed an… 

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