Incident Logs


Entries for March 2007

Tuesday
Mar 20
Joetscu City, Japan – An explosion was reported at a cellulose derivatives plant. More information

Monday
Mar 19
Chester, PA – An explosion and fire spread through a manufacturing plant specializing in aircraft counter measure flares. More information

Monday
Mar 19
Frankfurt, Germany – Official warned the public after an unknown amount of hydrofluoric acid was released at a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Mar 19
Anacortes, WA – More than 30 employees were evacuated from a refinery after a white substance was found in an envelope. More information

Monday
Mar 19
Helmstedt, Germany – A damaged tanker spilled an unknown amount of nitroaniline. More information

Monday
Mar 19
Texas City, TX – A pump seal failed in an oil refinery alkylation unit, leading to a fire. More information

Monday
Mar 19
St. Croix, Nova Scotia – Fire broke out at a hydroelectric plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 18
Martinez, CA – Security personnel swept a petrochemical refinery in search of a possible bomb after receiving a phone call. More information

Saturday
Mar 17
Hanover Park, IL – Fire spread through a cardboard box manufacturing plant. More information

Saturday
Mar 17
Ventura, CA – An overturned tractor-trailer rig spilled 4,500 gallons of urea-ammonium nitrate fertilizer mix. More information

Friday
Mar 16
Beloit, WI – A fryer fire broke out broke out in a food processing plant. More information

Friday
Mar 16
Memphis, TN – A small fire in a dust collection system shut down production at a guitar manufacturing plant. More information

Friday
Mar 16
Wien-Liesing, Austria – An explosion occurred in a paint factory injuring at least two workers. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Plymouth, MA – A large fire broke out at an asphalt plant. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Oak Ridge, TN – A burning uranium chip forced a daylong evacuation at a nuclear weapons plant. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Mead, CO – A mixture of ether-based products exploded in a chemical plant laboratory, injuring three workers. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Liuyang, China – Two workers were killed and two others injured in an explosion in a chemical plant laboratory. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Sausalito, CA – Water mixed with ferric chloride released a small amount of chlorine gas at an industrial plant, with only one worker reporting any illness. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Hayden, CO – Fire consumed more than 14,000 gallons of crude oil at a well site. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Carson, CA – A small fire broke out at a petrochemical refinery. More information

Thursday
Mar 15
Asuncion, Paraguay – Four workers were killed and four others injured in an explosion aboard a fuel tanker. More information

Wednesday
Mar 14
Corbin, KY – A small fire broke out at a manufacturing plant specializing in acoustical and thermal insulation. More information

Wednesday
Mar 14
Owlerton, U. – A fork lift operator suffered burns in a spill involving acetic acid. More information

Wednesday
Mar 14
Owlerton, U. – A worker suffered extensive burns in an explosion at a metals processing plant. More information

Wednesday
Mar 14
St. Claude, France – Six workers were overcome by toxic fumes at an industrial facility. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Tampa, FL – A worker closing a valve that was releasing acid into a chemical plant was injured in the process. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Woodbridge, N.J. – Valves left open on an oil refinery storage tank released 26,000 gallons of gasoline. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Medley, FL – A tanker filled with chlorine overturned and began leaking. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Elkhart, IN – Guests at a hotel were evacuated when a driver noticed liquid oxygen leaking from his tanker. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Hagerstown, MD – An explosion blew a hole through the roof of a fertilizer plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Kingsbury, IN – Four worker were overcome by fumes when sulfuric acid overflowed at an industrial facility. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Clinton, WI – Responders were prepared to evacuate the entire city when a 30,000 gallon tank of anhydrous ammonia began leaking. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Pasir Gudang, Malaysia – Fire broke out at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany – One worker was killed and another injured in a flash fire at a munitions plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 13
Brighouse, U. – One worker suffered burns in an explosion at a chemical container plant. More information

Monday
Mar 12
Fuquay-Varina, N. – Arson is being investigated in a fire that forced the evacuation of a textile plant. More information

Monday
Mar 12
Weatherford, TX – A gas pipeline exploded after being struck by a backhoe. More information

Monday
Mar 12
Oneida, N. – A train carrying LP and other chemicals derailed, touching off an explosion and fire that forced area evacuations. More information

Monday
Mar 12
Alost, Belgium – A tanker carrying more than 7,900 gallons of heavy fuel oil overturned. More information

Monday
Mar 12
Babst, Germany – An explosion in a biological gas plant caused major damage. More information

Monday
Mar 12
Oklahoma City, OK – A 15-year-old boy was critically burned in an oil tank battery explosion. More information

Monday
Mar 12
Terre Haute, IN – Fire broke out at a containerboard factory. More information

Sunday
Mar 11
Chalmette, LA – Burning coke triggered a small fire at a petrochemical plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 11
Indus, India – An explosion at an LPG depot injured five workers. More information

Sunday
Mar 11
Gillette, WY – A natural gas pipeline exploded. More information

Sunday
Mar 11
Murmansk, Russia – Four tons of fuel oil spilled from a tanker entering Kola Bay. More information

Saturday
Mar 10
Cerro de la Cruz, Mexico – Firefighters extinguished a fire in an ice factory with no release of ammonia. More information

Saturday
Mar 10
Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela – Fire broke out at an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Mar 10
Volgograd, Russia – A fire was reported at an oil refinery. More information

Friday
Mar 09
Tonti, IL – A 1,000-gallon tank of anhydrous ammonia drained after thieves left a valve open. More information

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