Incident Logs


Entries for January 2009

Thursday
Jan 15
Shannon, GA: Fire destroyed a vinyl mat factory. More information

Thursday
Jan 15
Springhill, Nova Scotia: Fire damaged a paint recycling plant. More information

Thursday
Jan 15
Tustin, CA: Sprinklers helped extinguished a fire at a swimwear manufacturing plant. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Ashdod, Israel: Electrical problems resulted in a fire at a chemical plant with eight people suffering smoke inhalation. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Brampton, ON: A auto parts warehouse employee died in an accident involving a forklift. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Feyzin, France: A sodium hydroxide leak activated detectors at an oil refinery. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Fort Worth, TX: A sprinkler system helped contain a fire at a commercial bakery. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Greeley, CO: Two workers suffered burns when fumes leaking from an oil storage tank ignited. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Kuwait City, Kuwait: A two-hour fire broke out at a 415,000 barrel per day refinery. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Loomis, SD: Fire broke out in a dryer at an ethanol plant. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Port Lincoln, Australia: Several fish processing factories were gutted by fire. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Tottenham, Australia: Fire spread through the shredder and hopper area of a timber plant. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Abita Springs, LA: A tank being cleaned at a brewery overpressurized and ruptured due to a faulty valve. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Braintree, MA: Molten metal came in contact with water causing an explosion that collapsed the roof at a casting plant. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Delaware City, DE: A leaking flange released sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere at an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Delhi, India: Two chemical plant workers were burned when a drum exploded. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Fruitland, NM: A power plant worker died in an accident involving environmental control equipment. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Kenosha, WI: A worker at a steel castings plant died when he was pinned beneath fallen metal castings. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Nampa, ID: Combustible materials too close to a water heater ignited at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Springfield, OR: A railcar leaking molten phenol triggered area evacuations. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Swatara Twp., PA: An ammonia leak forced workers at a food processing plant to evacuate. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Northampton, UK: Fire broke out at a food processing plant. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Pohang, South Korea: Coal processing facilities at a new steel mill caught fire. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Coalton, OH: Chlorine reacted with muriatic acid causing the release of hazardous gas at a water conditioning facility. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Bratislava, Slovakia: An explosion was reported at an oil refinery. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Woods Cross, UT: An vapor cloud explosion in a light naphtha storage tank injured four refinery workers. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Belleville, ON: A transformer fire broke out at a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Braintree, MA: Six workers were injured in an explosion at a high-tech castings plant. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Bratislava, Slovakia: A fire in the supply cables at a power plant shut down several sections of the facility. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Bremen, GA: A safety harness saved the life of an injured feed plant worker left dangling 200 feet up the side of a tower. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Nampa, ID: A burst water pipe help extinguish a fire at a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Port Lincoln, Australia: A fish processing plant was destroyed by fire. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Woods Cross, UT: Four refinery workers were injured in an explosion and fire in a gasoline storage tank. More information

Sunday
Jan 11
Arab, AL: Heavy black smoke rose from a burning chemical plant. More information

Sunday
Jan 11
Knoxville, TN: Fire broke out under a furnace at an aluminum plant. More information

Sunday
Jan 11
Olathe, MO: A massive fire broke out at a concrete plant. More information

Sunday
Jan 11
Romoland, CA: Cleaning rags created a small, smoldering fire at a power plant. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Cherarda, Morocco: A fire and explosion spread through a ceramics factory. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Kola Bay, Russia: Nearly 10 tons of heavy fuel oil spilled from a storage tanker. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Berthoud, CO: Chemical soaked rags stored for off site disposal ignited at a plant making specialized containers for high tech products. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Middelburg, Netherlands: A leak from a hydrogen pipeline triggered an explosion and flash fire at a chemical plant. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Preston, UK: A worker at a car parts plant died he became entangled in machinery. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Ringwood, IL: An overheated incinerator triggered a small fire at a manufacturing plant. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Salt Lake City, UT: A magnesium fire broke out at a metals recycling plant. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Tula, Mexico: A tanker truck being loaded with fuel stolen from a pipeline exploded when a hose failed. More information

Friday
Jan 09
Addison, IL: A spill of about 250 gallons of chromic acid was report at an industrial facility. More information

Friday
Jan 09
Dandenong, Australia: Fire broke out at a large factory. More information

Friday
Jan 09
Heilbronn, Germany: A small amount of sulfur dioxide leaked from the storage area of a chemical plant. More information

Friday
Jan 09
Jasper, IN: Ten workers were injured in a furniture plant explosion that collapsed walls and ignited a fire. More information

Friday
Jan 09
Marshville, NC: A worker was evacuated by helicopter after a 300-pound door crashed down on him at a wood products plant. More information

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