Incident Logs


Entries for July 2006

Thursday
Jul 13
Sydney, Australia: A fire in a paint factory destroyed a painting booth. More information

Thursday
Jul 13
Bowling Green, KY: The tractor-truck pulling a tanker filled with methyl methacrayate monomer inhibited caught fire, closing an interstate. More information

Thursday
Jul 13
Aquba, Jordan: Fire broke out aboard a ship carrying 4,200 tons of LNG. More information

Thursday
Jul 13
Vienna, Austria: A huge fire broke out in a crude distillation unit of a refinery. More information

Wednesday
Jul 12
Harris County, TX: Workers at an air distribution plant accidentally punctured a 55 gallon drum of hydrobromic acid with a forklift. More information

Wednesday
Jul 12
Fitchburg, MA: A 55-gallon drum containing monoethylamine spilled after a forklift punctured it at a chemical plant. More information

Wednesday
Jul 12
Bismarck, ND: Fire broke out in a heater cart at an asphalt plant. More information

Wednesday
Jul 12
Charette, Canada: A propane tanker carrying 18,000 liters overturned and spilled its contents onto a highway. More information

Tuesday
Jul 11
Savannah, GA: A small explosion was reported at a metal recycling plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 11
Lamar County, MS: A hydrochloric acid spill closed a roadway for 8 hours. More information

Tuesday
Jul 11
Chicopee, MA: A chemical spill at a metal production plant injured 1 person. More information

Tuesday
Jul 11
Decatar, IL: A boiler explosion at a food processing plant killed 1 man. More information

Monday
Jul 10
Hilton Head, SC: A chemical spill required that traffic be diverted for 3 hours. More information

Monday
Jul 10
Khulna, Bangladesh: A fire in the automatic chemical mixture machine of a chemical factory damaged 3 machines. More information

Monday
Jul 10
Bubendorf, Switzerland: A worker was hurt by flying debris in an explosion at a fine chemicals factory. More information

Monday
Jul 10
Kingsburg, UK: Firefighters spent more than 4 hours tackling more than 400 tons of burning scrap metal at a metal recycling plant. More information

Sunday
Jul 09
Yinchuan, China: Leaking chlorine at a chemical plant sent 164 people to the hospital. More information

Sunday
Jul 09
Edgemoor, DE: A steam valve released after a power failure at a power plant. More information

Sunday
Jul 09
Baji, China: Five tons of stored hydrochloric acid began leaking at a chemical factory. More information

Sunday
Jul 09
Eddyville, IA: An anhydrous ammonia release was reported at a liquid carbon dioxide plant. More information

Saturday
Jul 08
Nairobi, Kenya: Fire broke out in a glue manufacturing machine at a chemical factory, killing 10 people. More information

Saturday
Jul 08
Jay, OK: A food processing plant was evacuated due to an ammonia leak. More information

Saturday
Jul 08
New Zealand: An explosion occurred in the bag house of a medium density fiberboard factory. More information

Saturday
Jul 08
Nuechatel, Switzerland: A chlorine leak was reported at an industrial supplies company. More information

Friday
Jul 07
Plymoth, ID: 1 man was killed in an explosion at a bio diesel plant. More information

Friday
Jul 07
Altdorf, Germany: A tanker truck crashed and spilled 28,000 liters of heavy fuel oil. More information

Friday
Jul 07
Bontapally Village, India: A huge fire broke out in a chemical plant. More information

Friday
Jul 07
Hagamen, NY: A fire destroyed a tire recycling plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 06
Corpus Christi, TX: A hydrogen gas leak at an oil refinery ignited. More information

Wednesday
Jul 05
Wyoming County, WV: An explosion was reported at a recycling plant. More information

Wednesday
Jul 05
Bitburg, Germany: An explosion of magnesium dust in a fireworks factory severely burned 2 workers. More information

Tuesday
Jul 04
Le Havre, France: A fire caused a sulphur dioxide leak inside a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Jul 03
Bernard Perish, LA: A tank containing 200,000 barrels of gasoline caught fire when it was struck by lighting at an oil refinery. More information

Monday
Jul 03
Alberta, Canada: A fire and explosion forced the shutdown of a gas plant, a loss of 6 million cubic feet per day of natural gas production. More information

Sunday
Jul 02
Baytown, TX: A fire at a chemical plant caused a shelter-in-place advisory to be issued. More information

Sunday
Jul 02
Philadelphia, PA: Lighting struck a gas tank at an oil refinery, injuring 1 worker. More information

Sunday
Jul 02
Faizabad, India: A tanker carrying methyl alcohol overturned, spilling some of its contents. More information

Saturday
Jul 01
Maryville, TN: Firefighters spent 2.5 hours extinguishing a dust fire atop a de-lacquering machine at an aluminum manufacturing plant. More information

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