Incident Logs


Entries for October 2005

Sunday
Oct 16
Monroe, OH: A semi truck carrying liquid nitrogen overturned and spilled the nitrogen all over the road. More information

Saturday
Oct 15
Texarkana, AR: One person was killed when 7 empty train cars and tanker truck carrying propylene derailed in a switchyard and exploded. More information

Saturday
Oct 15
Bassenden, Australia: Fire broke out at a paint warehouse. More information

Friday
Oct 14
Sinton, TX: A truck carrying 3,400 gallons of hydrofluoric acid crashed, shutting down a highway. More information

Friday
Oct 14
Schofield, WI: A man was killed in an explosion and fire at a wood waste processing plant. More information

Friday
Oct 14
Schladen, Germany: While working on the sulphuric acid section of a sugar refinery a contractor was sprayed with 98% suphuric acid. More information

Friday
Oct 14
Neepawa, Canada: A nozzle broke on a holding tank when it overturned , spilling 3,900 liters of anhydrous ammonia. More information

Thursday
Oct 13
Arkhangelsk, Russia: An oil tank exploded at a storage depot and killed 2 workers. More information

Thursday
Oct 13
Ratchaburi, Thailand: A power plant was shut down due to a huge fire that broke out in one of the electricity generating units. More information

Thursday
Oct 13
Limburgerhof, Germany: An equipment failure led to small quantities of p-chloraniline to be released. More information

Wednesday
Oct 12
Clifton, Co: 2 containers of acid product used in oil and gas drilling fell off the back of a truck, spilling 500 gallons of acid on the road. More information

Wednesday
Oct 12
Louisville, KY: Workers at a cement company poured 180 gallons of sulphuric acid into a plastic container. The acid ate through the container and spilled. More information

Wednesday
Oct 12
Vonznesenozskya, Russia: One person was killed in an explosion at a gas processing plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 12
William S. Township, MI: An chemical explosion rocked a silicon plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 12
Baxterville, MS: Flames broke out at a natural gas well. More information

Tuesday
Oct 11
Grenzach, Germany: Fire broke out in a chemical plant, creating a huge smoke cloud. More information

Tuesday
Oct 11
Virgina Beach, VA: A truck spilled one gallon of hydrochloric acid. More information

Tuesday
Oct 11
El Paso, TX: An electrical products company was shut down so a hazardous materials team could clean up a spill of xylene. More information

Monday
Oct 10
Wichita Falls, KS: Employees at a turbine engineering plant were evacuated when a hydrogen fluoride tank began leaking. More information

Monday
Oct 10
Tamarac, FL: A 1,600 pound tank at a water pumping plant started leaking while workers were preparing the tank for removal. More information

Monday
Oct 10
Boltek, Netherlands: Two tons of hydrogen sulphide was released at an oil refinery. More information

Sunday
Oct 09
Shanti, China: Four people were killed in an explosion at a chemical warehouse. More information

Sunday
Oct 09
Midland, TX: A gas processing plant was shut down due to a short in the wiring of a product transfer pump. More information

Saturday
Oct 08
Pocatello, ID: A sulphurdioxide leak at a manufacturing plant sent 4 people to the hospital. More information

Saturday
Oct 08
Edmonton, Canada: A tanker truck closed a busy road after it tried to make a u-turn and punctured a tank, releasing methanol. More information

Friday
Oct 07
Taizhou City , China : Eight people were killed when a poisonous gas was released from a huge factory fire. More information

Friday
Oct 07
Khuzeston , Iran : A man was killed when an explosion sparked a fire on a gas pipeline at an oil refinery. More information

Thursday
Oct 06
Point Comfort, TX: An explosion and fire in a plastics plant caused 6 people to be injured. More information

Thursday
Oct 06
Orlando, Fl: All lanes of a busy road were closed when a pickup truck crashed and spilled 40 gallons of hydrochloric acid. More information

Thursday
Oct 06
Tyler, TX: Firefighters responded to a small fire at a petroleum refinery. More information

Wednesday
Oct 05
Sangoor, India: Chlorine leaked from two gas cylinders at a water treatment plant and caused 31 people to fall unconscious. More information

Wednesday
Oct 05
Glenwood, IN: A hose - pipe burst on a truck spilling 80 - 100 gallons of hydrochloric acid at a water purification plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 04
Kukatapally , India : A worker was fixing a congested oil pipeline when the valve flew off and killed him. More information

Tuesday
Oct 04
Washington, DC: Fire broke out in a water treatment plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 04
Villiage of Norio, GA: An oil pipeline leaked 60 tons of oil. More information

Tuesday
Oct 04
Hamrouch - Hamoudi , Algeria : Two people were killed when a fire broke out in a crude oil storage tank. More information

Tuesday
Oct 04
Springfield, MA: A metals treatment company was forced to evacuate after a small cloud of dangerous fumes was accidentally released. More information

Tuesday
Oct 04
Kentwood, MI: A hole was accidentally drilled into a 22 inch gas line which cut gas supplies for over 30 hrs. More information

Tuesday
Oct 04
Baltic, OH: Gas was ignited by a vehicle while workers were repairing a gas leak at the wellhead. More information

Monday
Oct 03
Madison, WI: A freezer at a storage place began to leak ammonia. More information

Monday
Oct 03
San Antonio, TX: Several employees were evacuated at a food distribution plant due to an ammonia leak. More information

Monday
Oct 03
Kolpur, Pakistan: Gas supplies to five districts were cut off when saboteurs blew up a portion of the main gas. More information

Monday
Oct 03
Russia: Two barges carrying oil caught on fire. More information

Monday
Oct 03
Charlotte, NC: Flames broke out in a cotton plant. More information

Monday
Oct 03
Armidale, Australia: Xylene leaked from a container on the back of a TNT truck and sent one man to the hospital. More information

Sunday
Oct 02
Madurai, India: Two cars and 10 huts were destroyed when a chemical unit containing ethyl acetate, acetone and toluene caught on fire. More information

Sunday
Oct 02
Kirkwood, NY: An 18 wheeler carrying hazardous materials overturned as it was exiting the highway. More information

Saturday
Oct 01
SuratThari, Thailand: A pressure valve broke off of a gas tank and leaked gas which exploded and destroyed a gas cylinder at a filling plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 01
Whttington Hill, UK: A huge fire broke out in a charcoal factory. More information

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