Incident Logs


Entries for April 2010

Wednesday
Apr 21
Warrick County, IN: Molten metal came in contact with moisture and splashed on a foundry worker. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Sixth of October, Egypt: Fire broke out in a warehouse at a recently completed cigarette factory. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Suvarnabhumi, Thailand: A grenade ignited an aviation fuel storage tank at an airport. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Robertson, WY: A ruptured pipeline spilled nearly 84,000 gallons of crude oil. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Lorain, OH: A small fire broke out at the seamless pipe mill of a steel factory. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Fire destroyed a factory specializing in advertising material. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Hull, UK: Fire broke out in the ducts of a warehouse at a cocoa factory. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Florence Twp., NJ: A worker at a food processing plant was airlifted after catching her arm in machinery. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Durham, UK: A fire at a tire recycling plant is expected to burn throughout the night and into the next day. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Des Moines, IA: A spill of nitrocellulose isopropanol ignited a fire at an ink manufacturing plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Des Moines, IA: A small fire in the basement of a tire plant was quickly extinguished. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Cheektowaga, NY: 2 workers suffered burns & respiratory injuries from ammonia at a frozen storage plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Campo Tribal Lands, CA: Three workers at a power generating wind farm were injured by electrical shock. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Allen County, IN: Nearly 2,000 gallons of liquid nitrogen spilled into a local creek. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Albertville, AL: A worker at an auto parts plant injured in a fall had to be airlifted. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
West Haven, CT: A flash fire at a printing plant injured two workers. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Taunton, MA: A worker died after falling from a ladder at a coatings & laminates plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Stoney Creek, ON: Fire destroyed an outdoor conveyor belt at a can manufacturing company. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
St. Joseph, MO: An employee at a food processing plant caught his fingers in machinery. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Raichur, India: A conveyor belt at a coal-fueled power plant caught fire. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
New Castle, PA: Two separate fires broke out at a plant specializing in high temperature ceramics. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Madison, TN: Ground rubber caught fire at a tire factory. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Gulf of Mexico: 11 people died in an explosion and fire aboard a deepwater oil drilling platform. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Exeter Twp., PA: Anhydrous ammonia leaked from a 2,000-gallon tank at a poultry processing plant. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Timmins, ON: An electrical fire broke out at a sawmill. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Port Arthur, TX: A contract employee working on a project to expand crude processing at a refinery died. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Grande Prairie, AB: Responders gained control of a fire on a pulp plant wood chip conveyor within 1 hour. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Dandenong, Australia: Workers evacuated a glass factory based on a suspected gas leak. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Chicago, IL: A meat packing plant worker was overcome when a cooling system leak caused O2 levels to drop. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Bruchsal, Germany: Fire followed an explosion at a recycling plant in equipment producing alternative fuel. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Bowling Green, OH: A smokestack fire broke out at automotive parts plant. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Boksburg, South Africa: Chlorine poured into a blocked drain overcame 14 meat packing workers. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Birmingham, UK: Fire destroyed a textile factory. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Allahabad, India: A fire at a concrete mixing plant panicked local residents. More information

Sunday
Apr 18
Mont Belvieu, TX: Fire spread through a food processing plant specializing in honey. More information

Sunday
Apr 18
Grand Rapids, MI: A minor grease fire at a tortilla chip factory was extinguished by the sprinkler system. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
West Bromwich, UK: Fire gutted a recycling plant. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Throop, PA: Rain and palletized lime reacted near hay bales, igniting a small fire at an electronics plant. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Richmond, IN: A machinery fire broke out at an auto parts factory. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Newton Twp., PA: A dust fire shut down paper drying operations at a tissue factory. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Naperville, IL: Crackers that caught fire in an industrial oven continued down the production line. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Morris, IL: A small fire broke out under a stairway at a pallet processing plant. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Mataura, New Zealand: Efforts to put out an exhaust fan fire at a fiberboard plant led to a dust explosion. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Helsingborg, Sweden: Fire spread through a printing plant. More information

Friday
Apr 16
Lynchburg, VA: Threat of collapse led firefighters not to intervene in a fire at an abandoned cement plant. More information

Friday
Apr 16
St. Pölten, Austria: An explosion at a chemical plant damaged the exhaust system. More information

Friday
Apr 16
Slite, Sweden: A fire broke out in a silo at a cement plant. More information

Friday
Apr 16
LeFlore County, OK: An explosion heard at a power plant was a front-end loader that caught fire. More information

Friday
Apr 16
Athens, MI: Grease left in storage tanks at a poultry processing plant under renovation caught fire. More information

Thursday
Apr 15
Rochester, NY: Two workers were injured after an explosion triggered a fire at a pallet factory. More information

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