Incident Logs


Entries for October 2012

Wednesday
Oct 31
Thane, India: Fire broke out at a chemical plant making oil paint. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Eugene, OR: Workers extinguished a fire at a particleboard plant before firefighters could arrive. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Newburyport, MA: An electrical fire shut down an industrial bakery. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Langemark, Belgium: A dust explosion rocked a powder silo at a milk processing plant. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Parbatpur, India: 1 worker died and 2 were injured when a fire at a coal mine detonated explosives. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Makassar, Indonesia: A transformer exploded at a steam power plant, causing a major blackout. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Takoradi, Ghana: 2 people working on a tanker were killed in an explosion at a thermal power plant. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Yeongam, S. Korea: A shipyard gas explosion killed 2 workers and injured 9. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
Hempstead, NY: Fire broke out at a sewage treatment plant in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 31
West Point, KY: A cutting torch was in use after a train derailment when butadiene ignited, forcing an area evacuation. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Texas City, TX: Fire broke out in a residual hydrotreater unit at an oil refinery. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Chico, CA: A driver delivering propane at an almond hulling operation was burned in a flash fire. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Dona Ana County, NM: Nearly 200 people were in triage after a hazmat spill. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Marib, Yemen: Gunmen blew up an LNG pipeline leading to an Arab Sean export terminal. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Bernal, Brazil: Fire broke out in plastic and glass supplies at a glass factory. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Hazelwood, UK: Fire damaged the server room at a chemical plant, prompting an evacuation. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Epping, S. Africa: A worker was seriously injured when his hand was pulled into a machine. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Vasai, India: A boiler explosion at an extruding plant killed 3 and injured 2, More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
North Jackson, OH: A steel plank fell at an aluminum extrusion plant, killing a worker. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Ludhiana, India: Firefighters battled a fire that destroyed a garment factory. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Leary, GA: Fire broke out at a pecan processing plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Middle, NJ: Rising flood waters may force the nation's oldest nuclear power plant to use its fire suppression system to cool spent uranium. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Princeton, IN: Fire broke out in the body weld shop at an auto plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
East Fork, NV: A fire in an electrical panel knocked out power to a manufacturing plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Bartlett, IL: A haz mat spill was reported at a factory. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Trawden, UK: A machine fire broke out at a factory. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Saddle Brook, NJ: A former toy factory caught fire during Hurricane Sandy. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Karachi, Pakistan: A yarn factory caught fire. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 30
Karachi, Pakistan: Fire broke out in a plastics factory. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Deer Park, TX: A evacuation was ordered after a fire broke out at a chemical plant. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Rouen, France: A tanker loaded with diesel and gasoline overturned and caught fire on a bridge. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Woodbridge, NJ: About 226,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled when flooding lifted and ruptured a storage tank. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Martin County, TX: An oilfield worker suffered severe burns when a tank battery exploded. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Jefferson County, KY: Nearly 1,000 gallons of butadiene leaked from a derailed tank car. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Peshawar, Pakistan: 12 workers using gasoline to clean machinery at a chipboard factory were severely burned in a fire. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
New York, NY: A power substation exploded in Manhattan during Hurricane Sandy. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Pekin, IL: A debris fire at a machine and tool plant was extinguished without major damage. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Nelson, UK: A factory worker was pinned beneath an overturned forklift. More Information

Monday
Oct 29
Perth, Australia: A small machine fire broke out at a meat packing plant. More Information

Sunday
Oct 28
Christchurch, N. Zealand: A factory fire was extinguished by firefighters. More Information

Sunday
Oct 28
Kanpur, India: Firefighters battled a jute mill fire for nearly 12 hours. More Information

Sunday
Oct 28
New Madhopuri, India: Fire gutted a hosiery factory. More Information

Sunday
Oct 28
New York, NY: 4 East Coast refineries shut down as Hurricane Sandy nears. More Information

Sunday
Oct 28
Ellwood City, PA: A fire at a metals recycling plant took 2 hours to extinguish. More Information

Saturday
Oct 27
Thane, India: Fire broke out at a paint factory. More Information

Saturday
Oct 27
Fond du Lac, WI: A machine fire briefly shut down an outboard motor plant. More Information

Saturday
Oct 27
Hamilton, ON: The roof of a vacant factory collapsed during a fire. More Information

Saturday
Oct 27
Glendale Heights, IL: Fire damage was limited to a heater at a large factory. More Information

Saturday
Oct 27
Karachi, Pakistan: A fire at a plant making plastic packaging took 30 hours to extinguish. More Information

Friday
Oct 26
Cairo, Egypt: A boiler explosion spread fire through a power plant. More Information

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