Incident Logs


Entries for May 2011

Friday
May 13
Warri, Nigeria: Fire engulfed the loading island of a petroleum terminal and four tanker trucks. More information

Friday
May 13
Kandalashka, Russia: Flooding at an oil terminal triggered a 20,000 square meter oil spill that threatens an arctic wildlife preserve. More information

Friday
May 13
Baku, Azerbaijan: A natural gas pipeline ruptured by accident did not ignite. More information

Friday
May 13
Okuma, Japan: A worker apparently died of natual causes at the earthquake and tsunami damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. More information

Friday
May 13
Singapore: Two people died when a barge being repaired exploded at a shipyard. More information

Friday
May 13
Pittsburg, CA: Hazardous waste from an oil refinery spilled in a train derailment. More information

Friday
May 13
Tilley, AB: A train hit a tanker truck hauling crude oil, setting it ablaze and killing the driver. More information

Friday
May 13
Marysville, MI: Firefighters responded to a butane leak at an underground storage facility. More information

Friday
May 13
Aurangabad, India: Fire broke out at a distillery destroying more than 40,000 boxes of liquor. More information

Friday
May 13
Mailiao, Taiwan: A fire at a petrochemical plant forced the shutdown of ethylene and aromatics facilities. More information

Friday
May 13
Sioux City, IA: Fire broke out at a closed meatpacking plant for the second time in two months. More information

Friday
May 13
Port Kells, BC: A worker at a steel casting plant died when a pedestal grinder came apart, striking him. More information

Friday
May 13
Kinston, NC: An international cotton distributor suffered minor damage in its second fire in three months, when loose fibers ignited in the center’s handling system. More information

Thursday
May 12
Surprise, AZ: Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a recycling plant. More information

Thursday
May 12
Sandy Springs, GA: An explosion at a power substation ignited a brush fire. More information

Thursday
May 12
Auckland, New Zealand: Fire gutted a food processing factory. More information

Thursday
May 12
Lagos, Nigeria: Three people died when two tractor-trailer rigs carrying petroleum product collided, the resulting fire engulfing two more tankers. More information

Thursday
May 12
Memphis, TN: To secure a 1.5 million gallon tank of soybean oil that partially broke free during flooding, responders added 75,000 gallons of water. More information

Thursday
May 12
Greenville, SC: A dyeing solution reacted with water to emit harmful fumes at a textile plant. More information

Thursday
May 12
Fairborn, OH: A tanker truck fell from an overpass and burst into flames, killing the driver. More information

Thursday
May 12
Pune, India: A truck laden with acrylic polymer, hydrogen peroxid and phosphoric acid caught fire, injuring two firefighters. More information

Thursday
May 12
West Pottsgrove, PA: A manufacturing process became hazardous for a short time when fumes overwhelmed an air scrubber at a metal finishing plant and were released into the atmosphere. More information

Thursday
May 12
Newton Aycliffe, UK: Officials closed the local ER as a precaution after treating two people injured in a chemical plant explosion. More information

Thursday
May 12
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Fire razed a plastics factory. More information

Thursday
May 12
Glasgow, UK: Fire swept through a derelict factory. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Uran, India: A fire in a shipping container yard killed two people and injured nine. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Toledo, OH: Responders battling a fire at a glove cleaning operation discovered a hazmat spill. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Piedmont, OK: Lightning triggered an oil rig explosion. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Melbourne, Australia: A strong gas smell thought to have emanated from an oil depot caused the evacuation of 200 office workers. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Hamburg, Germany: Carbon monoxide escaped from a cylinder at a fuel cell manufacturer. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Oklahoma City, OK: A tractor trailer rig carrying 28,000 pounds of explosives crashed and overturned on an interstate highway. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Lexington, KY: An equipment fire spread smoke throughout a food processing plant. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Milwaukie, OR: Officials closed a nearby elementary school after a release of chemical fumes at a parts foundry. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Gaston, OR: A 6-foot-long cylinder called a hydraulic accumulator exploded in the lumber mill maintenance shop, killing one person and injuring two. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Bataan, Phillipines: Fire destroyed a factory producing plastic bags. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Moses Lake, WA: A metal chloride drier scrubber system at a solar panel plant was damaged in an explosion. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Varberg, Sweden: A small fire broke out at a nuclear power plant as workers carried out maintenance on a reactor containment unit. More information

Wednesday
May 11
Waterloo, IA: A large pile of mixed metals went up in flames at a metals recycling plant. More information

Tuesday
May 10
Fridley, MN: A reaction involving nitric and phosphoric acid blew the lid off a container at a metal plating factory, splashing at least three workers. More information

Tuesday
May 10
Louisville, KY: Two workers were injured in an explosion at an aluminum plant. More information

Tuesday
May 10
Chattanooga, TN: Firefighters rescued a man who fell 20 feet into an underground storage area at a paperboard plant. More information

Tuesday
May 10
Dayton, OH: A sub-contractor fell 15 feet into an empty water basin at a water treatment plant, requiring a rope rescue. More information

Tuesday
May 10
Wangwu, China: A water storage tank collapsed at a ore processing plant, destroying one building and killing six people. More information

Tuesday
May 10
Corpus Christi, TX: A hydrocarbon vapor leak in a pipe fitting triggered an alarm at an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
May 10
Haines City, FL: A two-alarm fire broke out at a pallet factory. More information

Monday
May 09
Grand Rapids, MI: Sprinklers failed to operate during a fire that destroyed much of a recently closed furniture factory. More information

Monday
May 09
Stanley, WI: Lightning struck a rail tanker containing ethanol, with no major damage reported. More information

Monday
May 09
Huntington Park, CA: Fire fed by cooking oil gutted a food processing plant. More information

Monday
May 09
Pascagoula, MS: A fire in a crude distillation unit at a 330,000 bpd refinery was quickly extinguished. More information

Monday
May 09
Gonfreville l'Orcher, France: Fire broke out in a crude unit furnace at a 331,000 barrel-a-day refinery. More information

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