Incident Logs


Entries for October 2013

Tuesday
Oct 15
Little Liouchiou, Taiwan: A tanker carrying 5,000 tons of diesel sank without leakage. More Information

Monday
Oct 14
Opa-Locka, FL: About 300 crushed vehicles burned at a recycling plant. More Information

Monday
Oct 14
Smith County, TX: Emergency crews have contained a large fire at an oil facility. More Information

Sunday
Oct 13
Salem, OR: Fire broke out at a hazelnut drying plant, destroying tons of product. More Information

Saturday
Oct 12
Willows, CA: 6 truckloads of insulation stored at a fiberglass plant caught fire. More Information

Saturday
Oct 12
Phu Tho, Vietnam: An explosion at a fireworks factory killed 15 and injured 38. More Information

Friday
Oct 11
Port of Tyne, UK: A shed containing biomass pellets caught fire. More Information

Friday
Oct 11
Maury County, TN: An aluminum plant worker burned more than 40 percent of his body when he stumbled into a vat of molten metal. More Information

Friday
Oct 11
East Stoke, UK: 6 fire crews battled a recycling plant fire. More Information

Thursday
Oct 10
Mountain Vista, TX: Fire destroyed a recycling and storage plant. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 09
North Andover, ME: A lab accident involving pyrophoric material left a chemical plant worker dead. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 09
Lagos, Nigeria: A tanker truck exploded at a gas plant, killing 15. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 09
Marcus Hook, PA: Olefin spilled at a polypropylene plant was ignited by a truck engine, injuring 2. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 09
Mount Pleasant, TX: A worker collapsed and died at a plant making farm equipment. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 08
Rosston, OK: A pipeline explosion forced a 2-mile evacuation. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 08
Gillett, TX: An explosion at a saltwater disposal plant injured 1. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 08
Binzhou, China: A 50,000-square-meter gas container exploded at a gas plant, killing 15. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 08
Dhaka, Bangladesh: 9 people died in a garment factory fire that consumed 3 buildings. More Information

Monday
Oct 07
Longview, TX: Fire broke out in an elevated collection unit at a railcar plant. More Information

Monday
Oct 07
Mizushima, Japan: A heating furnace caught fire in an oil refinery process unit. More Information

Sunday
Oct 06
Jersey City, NJ: A 10-foot pile of scrap wire caught fire at a recycling plant. More Information

Sunday
Oct 06
Northampton, PA: Workers were welding when fire broke out at a recycling plant. More Information

Sunday
Oct 06
Jacksonville, NC: A fire suppression system was being installed when fire broke out at a diesel pump factory. More Information

Sunday
Oct 06
Ipswich, Australia: A 600-square-meter shed and inventory were lost in a plastics plant fire. More Information

Friday
Oct 04
Jackson, MO: A fire that destroyed a plastics recycling plant took a full day to extinguish. More Information

Friday
Oct 04
Spokane, WA: Surgeons amputated an animal food plant worker's leg on scene to free him from an auger. More Information

Thursday
Oct 03
Hazelton, PA: Overheated equipment ignited at a pet food plant. More Information

Thursday
Oct 03
Saskatoon, SK: A small explosion rocked a fertilizer plant. More Information

Thursday
Oct 03
Newtown, OH: An explosion at a ammunition factory injured 3. More Information

Thursday
Oct 03
Shafer, CA: Fire broke out at an LPG plant. More Information

Thursday
Oct 03
Stockton, CA: Smoke from a recycling plant fire shut down a nearby interstate. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 02
Benicia, CA: Sprinklers helped contain a fire at a food processing plant that injured 1. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 02
Chandler, AZ: Workers were evacuated from an electronics plant when a chemical reaction created an acid cloud. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 02
Pasadena, MD: An explosion at a power plant seriously burned 1 person. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 02
Campbell County, VA: Fire broke out at a metals recycling plant. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 02
Perrysburg, OH: A furnace dust collector ignited at a steel plant. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 02
Charleston, WV: Residents were ordered to shelter-in-place during a dry chlorine release at a plant making chlorine tablets. More Information

Wednesday
Oct 02
Phoenix, AZ: Fire broke out at a metal recycling plant. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 01
Sarnia, ON: The latest in a rash of fire alarms at an oil refinery turned out to be a false alarm. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 01
Tula, Mexico: An accident at an oil refinery that killed 1 and injured 5 did not involve fire. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 01
Louisville, KY: An overflow tank of vegetable oil ignited at a refinery. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 01
Great Falls, MT: A ruptured line spilled fuel into an asphalt heater at an oil refinery. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 01
Sydney, Australia: 2 people died and 5 others were injured in a fiery fuel tanker collision. More Information

Tuesday
Oct 01
Greenville, TX: A boiler at a steam power plant exploded. More Information

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