Incident Logs


Entries for July 2005

Sunday
Jul 31
Margoa India: Five tons of sodium hydroxide spilled when a tanker truck tumbled down an embankment. More information

Sunday
Jul 31
Rochester NY: Fire broke out at a paint shop after combustibles near a furnace caught fire. More information

Sunday
Jul 31
Beaumont TX: A feed header leaked benzene. More information

Saturday
Jul 30
Butler Township , MI : A worker pouring methanol into a car was killed when sparked caused an explosion. More information

Friday
Jul 29
Wichita , KS : A titanium fire at a metals company shot fireballs 50 feet or more into the air. More information

Friday
Jul 29
Valdese NC: More than 100 gallons of an unknown chemical leaked into a river after a forklift accident at a manufacturing plant. More information

Friday
Jul 29
Orange TX: Leaking ethylene gas ignited at a works plant injuring seven workers conducting maintenance. More information

Thursday
Jul 28
Forsyth County USA: An overturned tractor-trailer rig spilled hydrocide forcing officials to close the highway. More information

Thursday
Jul 28
Wheten IL: After a chemical spill at a printing plant 13 people were rushed to the hospital. More information

Thursday
Jul 28
Suttons Bay MI: An ammonia spill was reported at a fruit factory. More information

Thursday
Jul 28
Portland OR: A hazmat team helped clean up a chemical spill at a carbon paper factory. More information

Thursday
Jul 28
Texas City TX: A pipe at a petroleum plant ruptured sending hydrogen gas spewing. More information

Thursday
Jul 28
Dallas TX: Welding was being done when gas residue in a tank at a mineral plant exploded burning one worker. More information

Thursday
Jul 28
Dewas, India : An explosion in a mixing vessel spread fire through a chemical factory, killing four workers. More information

Wednesday
Jul 27
India: A large fire on an oil platform killed 11 people. More information

Tuesday
Jul 26
Moscow Russia: A ruptured pipeline resulted in fire at an oil processing plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 26
Clinton MS: An explosion at a paint plant ignited nitrous cellulose. More information

Tuesday
Jul 26
Belton TX: A fire at a roofing material factory resulted in an evacuation. More information

Tuesday
Jul 26
Bashkortosten Russia: An explosion spread flames through an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Jul 26
A Wuix, China : Nine people were killed in an explosion at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 26
McIntosh, AL: Employees and nearby residents evacuated after a liquid chlorine lead at an alloy plant. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Hopewell VA: A worker was burned when nitric acid being transferred from one tanker to another sprayed from a leaking hose. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Elmpark NJ: Fire broke out at an adhesive factory. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Quebec Canada: Several hydrocarbon leaks ignited during a power outage at a refinery. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Rockaway Township NJ: A fire at a metal parts factory injured four. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Webster SD: A malfunctioning oven at a paint company ignited a magnesium fire that damaged several buildings. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Allentown PA: A fire at an abandoned textile plant caused harmful chemical fumes to be released. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Greene County NY: Several explosions were reported as firefighters worked to extinguish a fire at a recycling plant. More information

Monday
Jul 25
Detroit MI: Seven were treated after a hydrogen sulfide spill at a chemical company. More information

Sunday
Jul 24
Australia: A tanker truck road train carrying hazardous materials crashed closing a major highway for 12 hours. More information

Sunday
Jul 24
Orefield PA: A pipe burst causing anhydrous ammonia to leak form a refrigeration system at a distribution center. More information

Sunday
Jul 24
Jeremi Nigeria: A pipeline rupture caused a major oil leak at a petroleum company. More information

Saturday
Jul 23
Cacenes Spain: A methyl chloride leak forced the evacuation of a railway station. More information

Saturday
Jul 23
Springfield OR: A sprinkler system kept a fire under control at a warehouse that stored charcoal briquettes. More information

Saturday
Jul 23
Minneapolis MN: Escaping asphalt oil spilled into a river. More information

Friday
Jul 22
High Ridge MO: Formamide sulfmatic acid fumes leaked from two 35 - pound barrels at a food coloring plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 21
Corpus Christi TX: A power outage tripped a relief valve that leaked anhydrous ammonia at a gas refinery. More information

Thursday
Jul 21
Rubbertown KY: A tanker leaked styrene at a resin plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 21
Elizabethtown NC: An explosion at a manufacturing plant seriously burned one employee. More information

Wednesday
Jul 20
El Segundo, CA: Heavy oil escaping from a containment vessel ignited resulting in a small fire at an oil refinery plant. More information

Wednesday
Jul 20
Wagerup, Australia: About 500,000 liters of a caustic solution spilled at an aluminum refinery. More information

Wednesday
Jul 20
Washington DC: Chemicals inside a school locker reacted creating a cloud of hydrochloric acid. More information

Wednesday
Jul 20
Acton Canada: A dust explosion caused a fire at a sulpher processing plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 19
Florham Park NJ: Molten metal overflowed from a vacuum induction furnace into a water cooling system triggering an explosion at an alloy plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 19
Columbus OH: Workers at a power plant mistakenly unloaded sodium hypochlorite into a 500-gallon storage tank that contained sodium sulphite creating chlorine gas. More information

Tuesday
Jul 19
Louisville KY: Nearly 1000 pounds of ammonia leaked at a baking factory. More information

Tuesday
Jul 19
East Jefferson CA: An area evacuation was ordered when an ammonia leak was reported at a water plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 19
St Croix Virgin Islands: Fire broke out when lightning struck a refinery tank farm. More information

Tuesday
Jul 19
Morrow, GA: Flames ignited near an industrial blender and spread from swimming pool chemicals at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 19
Chatham Docks, UK : A fire at a recycling plant destroyed 2,000 tons of paper. More information

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