Incident Logs


Entries for October 2010

Wednesday
Oct 27
Marine City, MI: Firefighters responded to an explosion at a factory. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Carlyle, IL: An explosion and fire damaged an animal feed mill. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Haldensleben, Germany: A crane in use at a biogas plant touched an electric line, killing two workers. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Gillette, WY: An explosion at a methane compressor station injured two workers. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Pittsfield, NH: About 20 people were evacuated after a fire broke out at a company that bakes pizza crusts. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Fall River, MA: Fire broke out at a vacant textile mill. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Dayton, OH: A truck hauling waste cyanide lost nearly 150 gallons on Main Street. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Scott City, MO: Crews from four cities responded to a morning fire at a wood products silo. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Hamilton, MS: A train carrying hydrogen peroxide derailed near a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 26
Londonderry, UK: Firefighters spent several hours battling a fire at an industrial estate. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Paterson, NJ: An employee at a dye plant was overcome by fumes that forced the evacuation of two dozen employees. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Kensington, PA: Fire gutted a closed dye works, forcing a nearby school to close for three days. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Westminster, MD: A worker at a robotics systems plant was airlifted to a Baltimore hospital after being hit by a piece of metal being worked on. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Arsenal Island, IA: Two workers at a military metals plant were exposed to hazardous fumes. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Hinkley Point, UK: Fire broke out in a room in the gas circulator workshop building at a power plant. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Owatonna, MN: A sulfuric acid spill sent three workers to the hospital and halted activity at a window and door hardware production facility. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Philadelphia, PA: A fire in a five-story factory filling an entire block forced an area evacuation. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Chon Buri, Thailand: Nearly 100 workers at a frozen food plant fell ill from an ammonia leak. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Varanasi, India: Two workers died and four were injured when exposed to chemicals at an alumina plant. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Mazingarbe, France: A hydrochloric acid leak was reported at a plant producing vinyl. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Dalian, China: A crude oil storage tank fire in Xingang Harbor has been extinguished. More information

Monday
Oct 25
Pinsk, Belarus: Fourteen people died when a blast ripped through a plywood factory. More information

Sunday
Oct 24
Norochcholai, Sri Lanka: Fire broke out at a coal fueled power plant. More information

Sunday
Oct 24
Pakokku, Myanmar: At least 14 people were killed and about 100 more injured after a fire broke out at an oil pipeline. More information

Sunday
Oct 24
Breitenbach, Switzerland: A vapor cloud released from a sheet metal plant was determined to be nitrogen. More information

Sunday
Oct 24
New Delhi, India: A fire broke out in a plastic factory. More information

Sunday
Oct 24
Cheyenne, WY: A blowout at an oil drilling site covered 15 acres in crude. More information

Sunday
Oct 24
Mansfield, UK: Firefighters battled a plastics plant blaze for four hours. More information

Sunday
Oct 24
Shropshire, UK: Fifty ton of molten metal leaked from a furnace and set fire to an aluminum plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
Narowal, Pakistan: Two people have been killed and six wounded in an explosion at a fireworks factory. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
Lusby, MD: A worker doing maintenance in the water at an LNG facility dock slipped under the surface and drowned. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
Los Angeles, CA: Three dock workers were hospitalized after an industrial chemical spill on a cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
Chesterfield, VA: A drum of sulfuric acid caught fire at a food processing plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
Maharajganj, India: At least four people died and nine were seriously injured in a fireworks factory explosion. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
Wilbraham, MA: Fire was through the roof at a metals processing plant when responders arrived. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
George Town, Malaysia: Fire gutted a bean sprout processing factory. More information

Saturday
Oct 23
Kansas City, KS: Responders found flames coming through the roof of a livestock feed plant. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Salt Lake City, UT: Two people at a power plant were exposed to fumes when sodium hypochlorite reacted with a hydrochloric acid residue. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Cleveland, OH: A gunman was arrested after opening fire at a plant making molded components, killing two people. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Kerdiffstown, Ireland: Tons of waste burned at a recycling center. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Bernaugh, KY: Reports of an explosion and fire at a metals plant were false. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Shannon Oaks, GA: A pallet plant fire was a half mile from the nearest fire hydrant. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Kosambi, Indonesia: Two people were injured when an explosion rocked a chemical factory warehouse. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Gangarampur, India: Two workers died when a boiler exploded at a rice mill. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Albany, NY: A massive warehouse fire burned nearly three days. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Rodeo, CA: Local residents voiced concern when an oil refinery began flaring gas due to a systems failure. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Dyersburg, TN: Fire spread into the duct work at a polymers factory. More information

Friday
Oct 22
Sydney, Australia: A worker was crushed to death after becoming trapped in a printing press. More information

Thursday
Oct 21
Tualatin, OR: A worker suffered critical injuries when he became caught in a sorting machine at a landscape supply business. More information

Thursday
Oct 21
Robstown, TX: Firefighters battled a large fire in an industrial yard that involved oil barrels and threatened a nearby propane gas business More information

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