Incident Logs


Entries for August 2010

Tuesday
Aug 10
Dubai, UAE: A fire swept through a perfume factory killing 11 workers while they were sleeping. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Hanau, Germany: Rubber powder ignited in a grinding machine at a tire plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Tan Phuoc Khanh, Vietnam: A three-hour blaze destroyed a workshop and storehouse at a wood processing factory. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
El Jobo de Guazumal, Dominican Republic: Two explosions at a gas plant injured six people, including firefighters. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Green River, WY: A fire briefly shut down a portion of a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Knottingley, UK: Responders fought a roof fire at a glass bottle plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Dallas, TX: Sprinklers contained a fire at a packaging plant involving burning plastics. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Elyria, OH: Residents near a chemical plant fire were told to shelter-in-place. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Menands, NY: Responders extinguished a small fire at an industrial laundry facility. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Willenhall, UK: A timer operated oven caught fire at a pork pie factory, spreading flames to the roof. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Somerville, MA: A ruptured gas line forced an evacuation at a foam factory. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Halesfield, UK: Two workers digging on an industrial estate suffered facial burns in a fire. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Red Lion, PA: Furniture plant workers knocked down the flames from an outside dust collection system before firefighters arrived. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Waco, TX: An electric jack punctured a container of sulfuric acid on a bottling plant's loading dock. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Jacksonville, FL: A worker at a plant making automatic barriers was crushed to death when a truck mounted device activated. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Noida, India: Flames erupted at a steel plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Barrow Island, Australia: A vessel carrying 270 workers to an off shore oil project was left with two holes in its hull after being repeatedly struck by a barge during a storm. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
City Deep, South Africa: A wildfire ignited an above ground pipeline in an industrial area. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Grand Forks, ND: A hopper of flaked potatoes caught fire at a food processing plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 10
Saint John, NB: A pile of paper and dust caught fire at a tissue plant. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Rock Hill, SC: A soap packaging plant that caught fire was awash in suds once firefighters began applying water. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Conyers, GA: A chemical reaction involving chlorine brought firefighters to a pool products plant. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Dhaka, Bangladesh: A fire at a sweater factory left three of its employees severely burnt and gutted its machinery. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Brentwood, UK: Responders were called to a fire at a factory containing 40 cars. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Da Nang, Vietnam: An explosion destroyed a warehouse containing chemicals, electrical appliances and shoes. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Fort Collins, CO: Fire destroyed a warehouse at a manufacturing plant making auto and agricultural equipment. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Waco, TX: A worker at a boom manufacturing plant had his leg crushed when an aerial lift device toppled. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Kansas City, MO: A cereal factory was evacuated after a false alarm concerning high levels of carbon dioxide. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Evansville, MD: A plant making plumbing fixtures shut down operations when a forklift accident left a worker dead. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Banmore, India: Three buildings at a foam factory burned to the ground. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Chicago, IL: A gasoline tanker overturned, spilling nearly 3,500 gallons of fuel. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Staten Island, NY: Two small storage tanks caught fire at a deicing salt facility. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Wichita, KS: Containers of methyl methacrylate left on a loading dock ruptured from the heat. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Rochester, NY: Fire brought business to a halt at a recycling plant. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Mokhovoye, Russia: Peat bogs drained to provide power plant fuel are instead fueling record wildfires. More information

Monday
Aug 09
El Ejido, Spain: High winds made it difficult for responders to battle a recycling plant fire. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Toronto, ON: A small fire at a closed photo products plant was quickly extinguished. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Raleigh, NC: A truck carrying 48,000 pound of micro glycerin overturned. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Danville, PA: Nearby residents were asked to shelter-in-place when fire broke out at a closed factory. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Oradea, Romania: Fire broke out in an American owned electronics plant. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Bangalore, India: Ammonia gas leaked from a compressor in a dairy plant chilling unit. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Chandauli, India: A boiler at a chemical plant producing nitrocellulose exploded. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Port of Brownsville, TX: A pump fire at a port terminal released and ignited 42,000 gallons of oil from animal fat. More information

Monday
Aug 09
Joensuu, Finland: Hazardous gas leaked into the air at an electronic component manufacturer. More information

Sunday
Aug 08
Bangalore, India: A fire at chemical factory could have led to heavy casualties had it not happened on a holiday. More information

Sunday
Aug 08
Castleton, NY: Fire gutted a building at a closed paper plant. More information

Sunday
Aug 08
Stowmarket, UK: Fire destroyed a warehouse at a paint factory. More information

Sunday
Aug 08
Warden, WA: A bomb exploded in a car parked outside a food processing plant. More information

Sunday
Aug 08
Marion, OH: A large forging press caught fire at a plant making truck axles. More information

Sunday
Aug 08
Kampung Baru, Malaysia: Fire destroyed two factories making pet food and furniture. More information

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