Incident Logs


Entries for August 2012

Thursday
Aug 30
Napier, New Zealand: A fertilizer factory went up in flames. More Information

Thursday
Aug 30
Whately, MA: Firefighters extinguished a fire at a candle factory. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 29
Kansas City, KS: Heavy fire was reported inside a steel building at a recycling plant. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 29
Austin, MN: Fire broke out in a generator at a meat packing plant. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 29
Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Scavengers hunting for scrap iron ignited a fire that damaged the storage facilities for a Greek-owned firm. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 29
Panzhihua, China: A gas explosion at a coal mine has trapped 50 miners underground. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 28
Shreveport, LA: An elevator used to move production materials between floors caught fire at a plant specializing in catalysts used in oil refining. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 28
McKinney, TX: A gas pipeline exploded at a construction site, injuring 1. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 28
Flintshire, UK: Fire forced the evacuation of a trailer manufacturing plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 28
Plymouth, MI: A small fire forced workers to evacuate a climate control plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 28
San Luis Obispo, CA: A fence overlooking a cooling tower caught fire at a nuclear power plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 28
St. Charles County, MO: Firefighters used SCBA to recover a sewer worker found dead at a lift station. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Washington County, MD: 4 pounds of chlorine leaked from a valve at a water treatment plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Port Campbell, Australia: 2 people died in an industrial accident aboard an offshore oil rig. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Melbourne, Australia: 2 people were injured in a scrap metal factory fire. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
El Paso, TX: Fire broke out in a dryer at a dog food plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Udachninskoye, Yakutia Republic: An explosion in a diamond mine under construction killed 2. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Yingde, China: A cement plant explosion killed at least 7 people. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Wakefield, NE: Dried manure caught fire at a poultry processing plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Wuhan, China: Fire ripped through a timber processing plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 27
Coeymans, NY: A cement plant conveyor belt stretching across a highway caught fire. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
Yan'an, China: A bus rammed into a tanker loaded with methanol causing a fire that killed 36 people. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
Jeannette, PA: Fire broke out in a glass plant being dismantled. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
Panelav, India: Fire broke out in the solvent unit of a pharmaceutical plant. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
North Andover, ME: Fire caused major structural damage to a recycling plant. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
Lewiston, NY: A transformer fire at a power plant was extinguished by sprinklers. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
St. Cloud, MN: Spontaneous combustion is being blamed for a laundry fire at a company specializing in uniform rental and linen supply. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
New Holland, PA: Fire broke out in a storage building at a factory specializing in church furniture. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
Maple Ridge, BC: Fire destroyed a cedar mill that employed 60 people. More Information

Sunday
Aug 26
Lawton, OK: Fire broke out in the mixing area of a tire plant. More Information

Saturday
Aug 25
Puerres, Colombia: A terrorist bomb attack destroyed a section of an oil pipeline stretching from Ecuador to Tumaco. More Information

Saturday
Aug 25
Paraguaná, Venezuela: At least 41 people were killed in an explosion at the country’s largest oil refinery. More Information

Saturday
Aug 25
Zibo, China: An explosion at a hydrogen peroxide facility killed 1 and injured 7. More Information

Saturday
Aug 25
Mount Pleasant, TX: 800 workers evacuated a poultry processing plant due to an ammonia leak. More Information

Saturday
Aug 25
Elkhart County, IN: Wood chips ignited at a recycling facility. More Information

Saturday
Aug 25
Shanghai, China: A WORKER was killed and 3 injured when a storage tank exploded at a paint factory. More Information

Friday
Aug 24
Hazelwood, MO: A machine fire spread through a recycling plant. More Information

Friday
Aug 24
Harvey, LA: A chemist mixing materials at a bio-diesel plant died in an explosion. More Information

Friday
Aug 24
Savannah, GA: Fire at a manufacturing plant destroyed a storage shed containing flammable material used in bathtubs. More Information

Friday
Aug 24
Sunnyside, WA: Chlorine escaping from a faulty regulator at a city well forced authorities to close a major highway. More Information

Friday
Aug 24
Rawlins, WY: Emergency crews responded to a fire at an oil refinery. More Information

Friday
Aug 24
St. Petersburg, Russia: Fire broke out in an industrial complex specializing in car and furniture production. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Fairbanks, AK: Nearly 45,000 gallons of a cyanide water solution spilled at a gold mine when a bulldozer hit a pipeline. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Angarsk, Russia: An explosion at a petroleum storage depot left 1 person injured. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Cheongju, South Korea: 1 person died and 13 were injured when a drum of toxic waste exploded at a chemical plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Taman Kota Putri, Malaysia: Fire broke out in a plant making lubricants for cars. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Toledo, OH: A machine fire broke out at a scrap metal plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Sherman, TX: A dust fire in the air filtering system forced a plant that makes insulation to be evacuated. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Durant, OK: An explosion collapsed the roof of a glass plant, killing a worker. More Information

Thursday
Aug 23
Peoria, IL: A machinery accident injured a worker at a heavy equipment plant. More Information

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