Incident Logs


Entries for September 2010

Wednesday
Sep 08
North Bend, OH: A gas leak containing oleum was contained inside a chemical plant. More information

Wednesday
Sep 08
Hopewell, VA: An explosion was reported at an ethanol plant. More information

Wednesday
Sep 08
Accra, Ghana: An explosion triggered a fire that destroyed a car spraying plant. More information

Wednesday
Sep 08
Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia: Fire broke out at a wood pellet plant. More information

Wednesday
Sep 08
Swansea, UK: Firefighters kept a car parts plant fire from spreading to chemical and oil storage areas. More information

Wednesday
Sep 08
Carlisle, OH: A 900-pound barrel of ink fell on an ink plant worker, injuring him. More information

Wednesday
Sep 08
Lévis, Quebec: A warehouse fire spread through a fertilizer and herbicide plant. More information

Wednesday
Sep 08
Offshore, Argentina: A fire on an offshore oil and gas platform was brought under control. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Cadeyreta, Mexico: A compressor leak at an oil refinery's gasoil hydrotreater unit triggered an explosion and a fire that killed two. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
LaGrange Park, IL: A laser in a construction products plant ignited plastic materials, but workers were able to put out the fire before firefighters arrived. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Northwood, OH: A machinery explosion at an automotive part manufacturer injured nine workers. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Wyandotte, MI: A large mound of stockpiled coal at a power plant began smoldering due to spontaneous combustion. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Fushun, China: A small fire in an aromatics unit at an oil refinery may take a week to repair. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
San Pedro Sula, Honduras: Men armed with assault rifles opened fire in a shoe factory, killing 18 workers and wounding three. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Sunshine West, Australia: A glazing factory worker was burned over half his body when a bottle of methylated spirits exploded. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Madison, WI: A explosion in a furnace full of molten metal rocked a foundry. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Millington, TN: Fire broke out at a plant specializing in pollution control devices. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Great Bend, KS: Murder charges were filed against an asphalt plant worker who buried his teenage victim in a gravel pile. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Mingo County, WV: Fire broke out in a wood processing plant. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Bowling Green, KY: A small fire started in an air compressor at a paint factory. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Seneffe, Belgium: Repeated explosions rocked a burning munitions plant. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
New York, NY: Fire ripped through a transfer facility for recycled animal products and cooking oil. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Heyworth, IL: Three people suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon after an explosion at a grain elevator. More information

Tuesday
Sep 07
Pine River, ON: A fire may shut down a butter and cheese processing facility as much as three months. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Govan, UK: Smoke spreading from a tire factory fire forced nearby residents to evacuate. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Ghaziabad, India: Two people were killed in an explosion in a factory furnace used to melt metals. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Lawrenceville, GA: A fire at a recycling center was confined to a hopper. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Union Grove, WI: A fire in a former industrial building drew firefighters from surrounding communities. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Oswaldtwistle, UK: Forty-foot high flames gutted a Victorian era mill. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Niagara Falls, ON: Arson is suspected in a fire that damaged a vacant meatpacking plant. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Waukesha, WI: Fire did extensive damage to an induction heating manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Sep 06
Chalmette, LA: A fine dust identified as spend catalyst blanketed the area surrounding a refinery after a power failure. More information

Monday
Sep 06
San Antonio, TX: Fire broke out at a pallet factory. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Waco, TX: A leak in a glass plant furnace spilled molten glass onto the plant floor. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Gharb, Malta: Six people died in an explosion at a fireworks factory, including the owner. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Rockland, ME: A fire in a storage building destroyed 6,300 pounds of live and processed lobsters. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Ottawa, ON: Heat from molten glass ignited an interior wall as a fiberglass insulation plant. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Si Racha, Thailand: A fire at the lube oil production arm of an oil refinery caused only marginal damage. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Front Royal, VA: Fire crews battled a fire at a town water treatment plant barn that spread to surrounding woods. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Metropolis, IL: A spark ignited a hydrogen explosion during a process to separate it from fluorine at a uranium hexafluoride processing plant. More information

Sunday
Sep 05
Leetsdale, PA: Firefighters responded to a fire at a copper plant. More information

Saturday
Sep 04
Madison, SD: A responder who drove a fire truck to an false alarm at a plastics plant was charged with DUI. More information

Saturday
Sep 04
Cannock, UK: Almost 500 tons of timber at a composting plant went up in smoke. More information

Saturday
Sep 04
Surrey, BC: Nine workers at a waste transfer site were deconnned after experiencing breathing difficulties. More information

Saturday
Sep 04
Maidencreek, PA: A fire caused massive damage to a recycling plant. More information

Saturday
Sep 04
Birmingham, UK: Up to 40 firefighters tackled a fierce blaze at a derelict factory. More information

Saturday
Sep 04
Harborough, UK: Sparks from a hammer unit ignited a fire at a rendering plant. More information

Friday
Sep 03
Franklinsville, NC: Fire damaged the oldest section of a historic textile mill. More information

Friday
Sep 03
Mèze, France: A wildfire set ablaze a bottling plant specializing in fine wines. More information

Friday
Sep 03
Lyons, PA: Several workers at a battery plant were injured in an on-duty accident. More information

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