Incident Logs


Entries for August 2012

Wednesday
Aug 08
Martinez, CA: A shelter-in-place alert warning of an emergency at an oil refinery was a false alarm. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Dzjerham, Bulgaria: A wildfire threatened a natural gas pipeline connecting Bulgaria to Greece. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Omaha, NE: Firefighters quickly dealt with a fire at a steel castings plant despite being delayed by a locked gate. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Shershah, Pakistan: Fire collapsed the roof of a warehouse at a chemical factory. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Milwaukee, WI: A supervisor at a plant making electrical equipment was gunned down while meeting with a disgruntled employee who then killed himself. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Weston, MO: A small explosion rocked a power plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Dallas County, IA: No injuries were reported in a fire at a natural gas storage facility. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Welland, ON: Fire crews battled a stubborn fire in an abandoned automotive plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Jalandhar, India: Fire gutted a plastic goods plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Indianapolis, IN: 2 contract workers were injured in an explosion at a coal burning power plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Granite City, IL: A beverage plant worker was crushed to death betweeen an automated forklift and a metal racking unit used for storage. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 07
Atlanta, GA: A worker at a glass plant was killed when the forklift he was operating fell on him. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Tracy, MN: 2 people were injured in a grain elevator explosion. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Richmond, CA: Thousands of residents were ordered to shelter-in-place after a series of explosions and fires tore through an oil refinery. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Fairmont, MN: 3 people suffered injuries in a dust explosion and fire at a soybean processing plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Dina Nath, Pakistan: A factory producing carbon and furnace oil with used tires caught fire. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Baltimore, MD: Chlorine spilled from an out-of-service filtration cylinder at a wastewater treatment plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Delaware City, DE: A release of 481 pounds of sulfur dioxide is the latest of a series of such releases from a local refinery. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Sunset Park, NY: A transformer exploded aboard a barge that serves as a power generating station. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Midyat, Turkey: The flow of Iraqi oil to Turkey was interrupted by a pipeline explosion. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Chillicothe, OH: An unspecified accident at a specialty paper plant left 1 worker dead. More Information

Monday
Aug 06
Superior, WI: Natural gas leaked into a pump house at a pipeline facility. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Khar, India: 3 people were killed and 3 others injured when a gas cylinder exploded at an ice factory. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Mizushima, Japan: A vacuum distillation unit at an oil refinery caught fire and was shut down. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Elkhart, IN: Fire broke out in an abandoned piano factory. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Colton, CA: A large structure caught fire at a wastewater treatment plant. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Bridgeport, CT: Fire broke out at the former home of a gun manufacturing plant. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Sinclair, WY: 1 person was treated after a fire at an oil refinery. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Plevna, MT: 8 railcars carrying alcohol derailed and ignited. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Wenzhou, China: An explosion in a lock factory killed 13 and injured 14. More Information

Sunday
Aug 05
Mizushima, Japan: A vacuum distillation unit caught fire at an oil refinery. More Information

Saturday
Aug 04
Rheda-Wiedenbr├╝ck, Germany: For the 4th time in 14 months a meat processing plant leaked ammonia, this time injuring 16 people. More Information

Saturday
Aug 04
Haywood, WV: 2 people were transported to a hospital by helicopter after receiving burns in a power plant accident. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Samarinda, Indonesia: An oil barge explosion killed 2 crew members. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Coahuila, Mexico: 6 miners died in a coal mine collapse. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Shenzhen, China: A port was evacuated when cyanamide was found leaking from a ship. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Sherman, TX: A fire in a refrigerated delivery truck spread to a beverage plant. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
New Oxford, PA: A lightning strike triggered the 2nd fire reported at a corrugator plant in a single day. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Nashville, TN: Fire crews quickly extinguished a fork lift fire at a bottling plant. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Melbourne, Australia: A paper and plastic recycling plant is at risk of collapse after a massive fire. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Mahshahr, Iran: A fire at the country's biggest petrochemical plant killed 1 person and injured a dozen others. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Liberty Lake, WA: 2 people were hospitalized after exposure to toxic smoke during a fire at a factory making custom parts for the oil and gas industry. More Information

Friday
Aug 03
Coquitlam, BC: Roofing workers accidentally set fire to the top of a meat processing plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 02
Urbana, IL: Sprinklers helped control a machine fire at a plastic cup plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 02
Tulsa, OK: An explosion and fire that erupted at an oil refinery took out that facility's only diesel hydrotreater. More Information

Thursday
Aug 02
Laverton North, Australia: Fire destroyed a paper and plastics recycling plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 02
Greensboro, NC: A commercial truck delivered a load that spread fire when it was dumped at a recycling plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 02
Franklin, OH: A factory worker suffered minor injuries when he was splashed with acid while off-loading a tanker. More Information

Thursday
Aug 02
Chauk, Myanmar: A gas explosion occurred in a hydrogen peroxide chemical plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 02
Moorhead, MN: A small fire broke out on the receiving dock at an egg carton plant. More Information

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