Incident Logs


Entries for October 2007

Wednesday
Oct 31
Baton Rouge, LA: Firefighters fought a fire in a historic sugar mill. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Bedfordshire, U.K.: Arson is suspected in a 10-hour fire that destroyed a bicycle factory. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Breckenridge, MN: Firefighters battled a smoldering fire in a 200,000 bushel bin of sunflower seeds at a food processing plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Bury, U.K.: A CO2 system suppressed the flames when a machine at a factory caught fire. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Greer, S.C.: An explosion followed by fire shook a plant specializing in ceramic racks for restaurant microwaves. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Jasper, Alberta: A sub-contractor working on a pipeline project had his leg amputated above the knee after falling in front of a side-boom dozer. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Kilkenny, Ireland: Flames spread through a shop at an animal feed plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Lafayette, IN: Sprinklers activated to contain a hopper fire at a steel plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Laurel, MS: Employees trained to fight fire helped extinguish flames spreading through a plant specializing in doors and trim. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
London, U.K.: Fire broke out on the ground floor of a naphtha tower, temporarily shutting down much of a 172,000 barrels a day refinery. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Nottinghamshire, U.K.: Responders battled a wood pulp factory fire for nearly 3 hours. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Reading, PA: A valve on a chlorine railcar at a chemical plant shut automatically when sensors detected a leak. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Shelby, N.C.: Flames engulfed a Christmas decorations factory, with several explosions blamed on paint thinner. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
South Bend, IN: More than 20,000 books were water damaged by sprinklers during a warehouse fire at a book factory. More information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Takapuna, New Zealand: A furniture factory fire threatened nearby power lines. More information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Bellingham, WA: A worker at a boat manufacturing plant was severely burned when acetone ignited. More information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Centralia, IL: Smoldering cocoa at a food processing plant forced a temporary shutdown. More information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Des Moines, IA: Explosions and fire at a chemical plant closed an interstate highway for an hour and a half. More information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Hamilton, New Zealand: A fuel tanker burned after a collision with another vehicle. More information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Huntsville, AL: A transformer fire forced the evacuation of a power plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Kansas City, KS: A small fire was reported at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Port Qasim, Pakistan: Fire originating in raw material in storage damaged half a plastic packaging plant. More information

Monday
Oct 29
Bridgwater, U.K.:A small fire was reported at a fabric factory. More information

Monday
Oct 29
Clara City, MN: Vapor leaking from a derailed tank car containing hydrochloric acid forced area evacuations. More information

Monday
Oct 29
Hanover, PA: Leaking natural gas ignited at an iron casting foundry. More information

Monday
Oct 29
Sharjah, U.A.E: Fire destroyed an oil depot, then spread into nearby glass and paper factories. 4 people were killed. More information

Monday
Oct 29
Suthakulam, India: 1 worker was killed and 7 others injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory. More information

Monday
Oct 29
Sydney, Australia: Firefighters worked to protect toxic chemicals during a factory fire. More information

Monday
Oct 29
Tampa, FL: A worker at a plant specializing in construction materials died when hit by a board being ejected from a machine. More information

Sunday
Oct 28
Gummadala, India: A 4-story unit at a pesticide plant was destroyed by fire. More information

Sunday
Oct 28
Little Falls, MN: An explosion blew the roof off a wood fuel silo at an ethanol plant. More information

Sunday
Oct 28
Louisville, KY: Fire erupted in a paint building at an auto plant. More information

Sunday
Oct 28
North Charleston, N.C.: Fire broke out in the electrical control room at a paper products plant. More information

Sunday
Oct 28
Ajman, UAE: Fire spread through a fuel warehouse at a metal and gypsum factory. More information

Saturday
Oct 27
Niagra Falls, N.Y.: Fire ignited in a pile of shredded rubber outside a plant specializing in resins and molding compounds. More information

Saturday
Oct 27
Lurgan, U.K.: Flames destroyed a mobile canteen at a textile plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 27
Deer Park, TX: Fire broke out at a refinery in a feed line to a gasoline producing catalytic cracking unit hydrotreater. The unit was shut down for several days. More information

Saturday
Oct 27
Arlington, TX: Fire spread through waste materials stored outside a plastics plant specializing in automotive parts. More information

Saturday
Oct 27
Charles City, IA: 5 workers were treated for smoke inhalation and a 6th for burns resulting from a fire at a pharmaceutical plant. More information

Friday
Oct 26
Utica, WI: Firefighters were able to extinguish a fire in stored grain at an ethanol plant in less than an hour. More information

Friday
Oct 26
Oakfield, N.Y.: Fire spread through bundles of paper stored outside a gypsum plant. More information

Friday
Oct 26
Houston, TX: Production rates were cut at a 283,000 barrels-a-day refinery after a brief fire in a crude distillation unit. More information

Friday
Oct 26
Fowlerville, MI: 2 workers were injured in a flash fire at a plastics factory. More information

Friday
Oct 26
El Dique, Argentina: A gas release at a refinery forced area evacuations. More information

Friday
Oct 26
Chirk, U.K.: A fire in a cocoa silo at a chocolate factory spread through the ductwork. More information

Friday
Oct 26
Al Ain, UAE: A worker was killed in a fall at a cement plant. More information

Thursday
Oct 25
Skikda, Algeria: A worker died in a refinery fire. More information

Thursday
Oct 25
Tampa, FL: A worker was temporarily pinned beneath a back hoe at a metal recycling plant. More information

Thursday
Oct 25
Reading, PA: A fire at a factory specializing in adhesives and coating was brought under control before it reached combustable materials in storage. More information

Thursday
Oct 25
Neenah, WI: 2 workers were injured when fire broke out in a dryer handling system at a plant that converts sludge into steam for use in the paper industry. More information

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