Incident Logs


Entries for August 2008

Tuesday
Aug 12
Dera Bugti, Pakistan: A gas pipeline exploded. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Frankfurt, Germany: Concentrated sulfuric acid spilled at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Gainesville, MD: An asphalt plant worker died when he fell from a ladder during a small explosion. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Grand Forks, ND: An ammonia leak at an agribusiness plant prompted an evacuation. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Kano, Nigeria: A fire in a wrapping machine spread through a cracker factory. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Oakey, Australia: Slaughterhouse workers were evacuated after a large sulfuric acid spill. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Sheboygan Falls, WI: A blown transformer triggered a roof fire at a toilet seat plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Tipton, UK: A factory building stacked with pallets was damaged by fire. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Turbhe, India: 26 people were affected by gas leaking from a chemical warehouse in 2 separate incidents. More information

Tuesday
Aug 12
Warwick, UK: An extractor fan caught fire at an alloy die casting factory. More information

Monday
Aug 11
Chachoengsao, Thailand: A fire ravaged a plastics recycling center. More information

Monday
Aug 11
Douar Misabhia, Algeria: A 42-inch gas pipeline ruptured and exploded. More information

Monday
Aug 11
Shuaiba, Kuwait: A small explosion at an oil refinery killed a contractor. More information

Monday
Aug 11
Tucumcari, NM: A small fire broke out in a grain elevator. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Clearwater, FL: Several chemical explosion spread flame through an airplane parts factory. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Golden Gate, IL: A ruptured pipeline spilled 4,000 barrels of oil. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Jaffrey, NH: Fire broke out at a wood pellet plant. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Kazanlak, Bulgaria: An explosion rocked a warehouse at an ammunition plant. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Marietta, OK: Firefighters fought a pallet factory blaze for nearly 10 hours. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Peoria, IL: A dust collector ignited in a corn storage tank at an agricultural manufacturing plant. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Riverview, FL: Residents neighboring a phosphate plant reported being sickened by a sulfur release. More information

Sunday
Aug 10
Toronto, ON: An explosion and fire at a propane depot prompted an evacuation. More information

Saturday
Aug 09
Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan: 13 pharmaceutical plant workers were treated for exposure to phosgene gas. More information

Saturday
Aug 09
Wilson, WI: 2 workers suffered burns in an explosion at a plants specializing in laboratory reagents. More information

Friday
Aug 08
Clarksville, WV: A steel cooler fell on a glass plant worker, injuring him. More information

Friday
Aug 08
El Cajon, CA: Firefighters quickly doused a fire at a tile factory. More information

Friday
Aug 08
Grinnell, IA: Two EMTs and four others required treatment after exposure to ammonium bisulfite caused when a valve broke off a container at a freight company. More information

Friday
Aug 08
North Charleston, SC: A chlorine leak forced electrical plant workers to evacuate. More information

Friday
Aug 08
Reinbeck, IA: Fire extensively damaged a plant specializing in archery targets. More information

Friday
Aug 08
Salt Bayou, TX: A crude oil pipeline ruptured. More information

Friday
Aug 08
Wendouree, Australia: 30 food processing plant workers were treated for exposure to ammonia after a pipe ruptured. More information

Friday
Aug 08
Wingate, MD: Fire destroyed a seafood processing plant. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Bedfordshire, UK: A firefighter suffered burns fighting a factory fire. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Delhi, India: Fire gutted a cardboard factory. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Plano, TX: A storage silo incinerator at a paper processing plant caught fire. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Santa Cruz, Portugal: An explosion destroyed three sheds at a fireworks plant, injuring 8. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Tonquedec, France: A silo full of wood shavings caught fire at a woodworking factory. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Yakima, WA: Sprinklers helped check a fire at a fiber box plant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Concord, MI: A factory worker who got his hand caught in a metal-working machine used a cell phone to call for help. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Dalton, GA: A fire at a carpet plant spread from a dryer to the roof. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Milford, DE: Hazmat responders dealt with an unexpected chemical reaction at a plant specializing in material for dental fillings. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Murray River, Prince Edward Island: An explosion and fire at a saw mill injured 1. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Muscatine, IA: A steel plant worker suffered burns in a welding accident. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Reynosa, Mexico: A fire at a semi conductor plant interrupted operations more than eight weeks. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Salina Cruz, Mexico: 4 people were injured in a railcar explosion. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Tedford, UK: 3 toy factory workers were overcome by fumes. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Albany, NY: Sodium hydroxide reacted with shipping material to start a small fire at a paper mill. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Asenovgrad, Bulgaria: 2 firefighters were injured extinguishing a factory fire. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Oshkosh, WI: A pump at a chemical plant leaked 300 pounds of muriatic acid. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Refahiye, Turkey: An explosion rocked a pipeline pumping station. More information

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