Incident Logs


Entries for March 2011

Wednesday
Mar 09
Shurqat, Iraq: An explosion cut crude oil through the Iraq-Turkey export pipeline. More information

Wednesday
Mar 09
Glaire, France: Several hundred liters of solvent from a factory adversely affected the local municipal water treatment system. More information

Wednesday
Mar 09
Jajmau, India: Fire broke out in a chemical warehouse inside a tannery. More information

Wednesday
Mar 09
Delhi, India: A drum filled with flammable liquid exploded at a chemical factory. More information

Wednesday
Mar 09
Kanpur, India: Fire destroyed inventory at a leather factory. More information

Wednesday
Mar 09
Tamil Nadu, India: A bromine gas leak at a chemical plant sickened nearly 120 people. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Mt. Carmel, IL: A vacant electronics plant burned despite a driving rain. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Benton Harbor, MI: Fire broke out at a packaging plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Edson, AB: A gas well explosion injured 12 workers. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Eugene, OR: A company that makes protective coatings for truck bedliners was one of 3 businesses destroyed by fire. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Belcamp, MD: 1,800 pounds of the xylene spilled at an industrial park. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Elmira Heights, NY: Firefighters responded to a glass plant twice in 4 days due to molten material leaking from the same tank. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Rancho Cordova, CA: Hazmat responders dealt with a spill at an environmental services company involving a 55-gallon drum of nitric acid. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Gumla, India: A truck transporting explosives to a mine exploded, killing 2 people. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Baiji, Iraq: A bomb found inside an oil refinery storage tank was defused. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Nuneaton, UK: A worker suffered burns and others had to be evacuated when nitric acid spilled at a plant making specialty chemical for the electronics industry. More information

Tuesday
Mar 08
Belcamp, MD: Nearly a ton of xylene spilled at a plant specializing in oils and aromatic chemicals. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Quinchia, Colombia: 1 miner died and another was injured from inhaling toxic fumes at a gold mine. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Yunnan Province, China: A traffic accident resulted in a 5-ton leak of benzene. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Cuddalore, India: Fumes from a chemical plant acid leak affected people in 3 nearby villages. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Cherokee, AL: A tanker truck overturned near a nitrogen plant, spilling part of its load of liquid ammonium nitrate. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Ruhlertwist, Germany: About 1,000 gallons of an oil-water mixture spilled from a pipeline. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Cordoba, Mexico: A boiler explosion rocked a sugar mill, injuring 2 workers. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Philadelphia, PA: A fire an oil refinery vacuum tower was quickly extinguished. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Florida, NY: Snow collapsed part of the roof at a baby food plant. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Arnegard, ND: Thousands of gallons of fracturing fluid spilled at the scene of an oil well fire. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Salem, VA: A fire at a tire factory injured one worker and sent others fleeing for at least the third time in a year. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Colbert County, AL: An 18-wheeler carrying carrying 43,000 gallons of ammonium nitrate liquid overturned. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Wolverhampton, UK: Foundry workers were evacuated when fire broke out in the welding yard. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Gladewater, TX: Fire erupted at a plastics recycling plant. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Taunton, UK: A machine fire at a factory was extinguished using one extinguisher. More information

Monday
Mar 07
Penang, Kuala Lumpur: Fire destroyed a packaging plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
Norco, LA: A contract worker died and another was injured in an accident involving the fluid catalytic cracking unit at an oil refinery. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
Grand Isle, LA: 2 workers were rescued from a burning offshore oil rig. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
Longview, WA: A 2,000 gallon spill of sodium dichromate was reported at a lumber mill. More information

Saturday
Mar 05
Livorno, Italy: Leaking fuel ignited at an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Mar 05
Alwar, India: An equipment fire broke out at a chemical factory. More information

Saturday
Mar 05
Norco, LA: An oil refinery reported a release of sulfur dioxide. More information

Saturday
Mar 05
Allandale, S. Africa: Fire gutted a shoe factory. More information

Saturday
Mar 05
Kern County, CA: A trailer near the loading dock at a chemical plant caught fire. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Derry Twp., PA: Fire broke out in the boiler at a power plant. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Scott County, KY: An equipment fire forced 100 workers to evacuate at foundry. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Kunming, China: An explosion rocked a chemical plant. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Sydney, Australia: Fire broke out at a cardboard recycling plant, forcing nearly 100 workers to flee. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Singapore: Fire broke out in a factory. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Kunming City, China: An explosion followed by fire erupted at a chemicals trading company. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Tundla, India: A burning gas tanker set business along the road ablaze as well. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Port of Catoosa, OK: A truck loaded with ammonium nitrate overturned. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Clearfield,UT: 2 people were hurt in an explosion and fire that destroyed at biofuels plant. More information

Friday
Mar 04
Lodgepole, AB: A sour oil well fire took several days to extinguish. More information

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