Incident Logs


Entries for August 2010

Thursday
Aug 26
Forest Park, GA: A loading dock fire spread to stored pine oil at a household chemical plant. More information

Thursday
Aug 26
Kansas City, KS: A trash compactor at an auto plant caught fire and was quickly extinguished. More information

Thursday
Aug 26
San Jose, CA: A fire at an asphalt plant disabled a mixing unit. More information

Thursday
Aug 26
Visalia, CA: A mobile home caught fire parked near the city's industrial park. More information

Thursday
Aug 26
Jandira, Brazil: Fire broke out at a paint factory near Sao Paulo. More information

Thursday
Aug 26
Qilu, China: A small fire forced an 800,000 ton per year ethylene plant to shut one furnace. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Richmond, MS: A stack of nearly 300 pallets caught fire outside a pallet factory. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Livingston, UK: A chemical incident team was called to a gas leak at an air conditioning plant More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Shongloo, LA - An explosion at a natural gas compressor station left an employee critically injured. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Rockmart, AL: Twenty-eight employees were treated at area hospitals after an ammonia leak at poultry plant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Littlehampton, UK: Three men have been arrested after a fire destroyed a factory on an industrial estate. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Merritt, BC: A fire that broke out in a hog fuel pile at a bio-mass facility was quickly extinguished. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Canby, OR: An injured recycling center worker was airlifted after being crushed by a garbage truck. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Shongaloo, LA: A worker suffered burns to 85 percent of his body when a flash fire ignited at a natural gas compressor station. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Agri, Turkey: A pipeline explosion killed two people and injured one. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Dhaka, Bangladesh: An explosion in a steel mill left one person dead and eight injured. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Hillsborough, NJ: Sulfuric acid fumes were released into the air at a chemical plant specializing in sanitizers. More information

Wednesday
Aug 25
Daxing, China: An oil depot exploded near a subway station. More information

Tuesday
Aug 24
Wellesley, ON: A man was injured in an industrial accident at a manufacturing facility. More information

Tuesday
Aug 24
Muroran, Japan: A refinery fire shut down a 45,000 barrels per day mild hydrocracker. More information

Tuesday
Aug 24
Koja, Indonesia: An explosion at a welding gas refill center killed two people and injured three. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Delhi, India: A 22-year-old embroidery factory worker died when he was hit by a dump truck. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Salaata, North Lebanon: Fires erupted in a sulfur cargo on a vessel docked at the Salaata seaport. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Columbus, OH: A forklift repairman died when he was pinned by equipment at a warehouse. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Everett, WA: A naval station supply center was evacuated when a package later determined to be cleaning agent leaked. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Bryan, OH: An explosion injured a worker at a tire plant specializing in off-highway wheels. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Kidderminster, UK: Fire broke out at a metal anodising factory. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Chancellor, SD: Dust ignited in a dryer at a ethanol plant. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Theodore, AL: At least 50 people were treated after 300 gallons of ammonia vapor leaked from a refrigeration plant. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Halltown, WV: A heavy shredding machine overheated, ignited a fire at a paperboard factory. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Belpre, OH: A roof fire at a plastics plant sent an emergency responder to the hospital with dehydration. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Herald, CA: A single bird is to blame for a 10-acre wildfire near the Rancho Seco Nuclear Power Plant. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Zhongwei, China: Storage tanks with benzene organics caught fire and exploded at a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Sylvania Twp., OH: A burglar alarm at a metal finishing plant was set off by a cloud of chemical vapor. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Faisalabad, Pakistan: Six people were killed and over a dozen wounded when a road tanker carrying oil exploded. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Wetteren, Belgium: An explosion rocked a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Aug 23
Vlotho, Germany: An ammonia leak forced 46 workers to evacuate a chemical plant. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
Qingzhou City, China: Six people died and nearly a dozen injured in a fireworks factory explosion.factory in southwest China, state-run media reported. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
Panoli, India: A contract worker died while cleaning a paper pulp storage tank. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
Qingzhou City, China: Six people were killed and nearly a dozen others were injured after an explosion at a fireworks factory. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
Beatrice, NE: Nitrogen plant employees working atop 35 feet of scaffolding were injured in a flash fire. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
Norton, MA: Firefighters rescued a food distribution warehouse worker who was pinned between a truck trailer and a loading dock. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
Portland, CT: Liquid emulsifier caught fire at an asphalt plant, damaging a portion of the facility. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
St. Peters, MO: Sprinklers helped confine a fire that broke out in a plant that makes caps and novelty gifts. More information

Sunday
Aug 22
Fallon, NV: A hydrochloric acid spill during a delivery to a water treatment plant caused a massive haz mat response. More information

Saturday
Aug 21
Bahía las Minas, Panama: Fire broke out at an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Aug 21
Niles, OH: More than 19,000 gallons of gasoline spilled as it was being loaded onto a truck. More information

Saturday
Aug 21
Malerkotla, India: At least five workers at a paper factory were killed in a boiler explosion. More information

Saturday
Aug 21
Boston, MA: Responders were ordered out of a burning warehouse seconds before it collapsed. More information

Friday
Aug 20
Hami City, China: Two people died and another remains missing in a coal mine gas blast that injured 23. More information

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