Incident Logs


Entries for April 2013

Tuesday
Apr 30
Phoenix, AZ: Flames raced through used paper products at a recycling plant. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 30
Orleans, VT: Fire erupted in 2 silos at a furniture plant. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 30
Stanley, UK: Fire destroyed a factory on an industrial estate. More Information

Monday
Apr 29
Prague, Czech Republic: A powerful explosion in the historic center of the Czech capital city was the result of a leaky gas pipe, not a terrorist attack. More Information

Sunday
Apr 28
Sidon, Lebanon: Fire spread through a plastics recycling plant, injuring 2. More Information

Sunday
Apr 28
Naranapuram, India: Chemical mixed to make fireworks exploded, killing 5 and injuring 7. More Information

Saturday
Apr 27
Detroit, MI: Fire broke out in a sour water tank being filled at a refinery. More Information

Saturday
Apr 27
Dengkou County, China: Fire broke out in a raw materials warehouse at a chemical plant. More Information

Friday
Apr 26
Clackamas, OR: A meat processing plant worker died when he fell into a running blender. More Information

Friday
Apr 26
Salinas, CA: An ice plant worker died when he became trapped beneath a pallet wrapping machine. More Information

Friday
Apr 26
West Chicago, IL: Automatic sprinklers extinguished a fire at an electronics plant. More Information

Thursday
Apr 25
Menifee, CA: An explosion involving underground electrical equipment at a water desalination plant killed 1 and injured 3. More Information

Thursday
Apr 25
Smyrna, TN: An auto plant worker died when an electrical panel fell. More Information

Thursday
Apr 25
Krotz Springs, LA: A small fire broke out at an oil refinery. More Information

Thursday
Apr 25
Shakopee, MN: An explosion rocked a plant producing malt and brewing supplies. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Olmsted County, MN: A worker fell 25 feet into a garbage pit at a waste-to-energy plant. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Stanley, WI: Fire broke out in the duct work at an ethanol plant. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Altus, OK: A worker at an agricultural facility died when a lift basket pinned him against a beam. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Houston, TX: Lightning sparked a storage tank fire at a chemical plant. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Akron, OH: A metals recycling plant burned nearly 9 hours. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Chesterfield County, VA: Fire erupted at a metals recycling plant. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Culpepper, VA: Sprinklers helped contain an electrical fire at a wire factory. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Washdyke, N. Zealand: Firefighters battled a warehouse blaze at an engineering firm. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Mobile, AL: Fires sparked by explosions engulfed 2 gasoline barges in the Mobile River, injuring 3 workers. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Jeonju, S. Korea: An explosion and fire at a waste disposal plant killed 2 and injured 8. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 24
Savar, Bangladesh: More than 1,000 people died in the collapse of an 8-story building housing 5 garment factories. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 23
Santa Cruz, Venezuela: Storage sheds containing thinner exploded at a chemical plant. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 23
Melbourne, Australia: A small spill from a refinery snarled local traffic. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 23
Gebze, Turkey: Fire enveloped a chemical factory. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 23
Waverly, OH: A fire in the ventilation system at a car parts plant spread to the roof. More Information

Monday
Apr 22
Atlanta, GA: A metal building containing recyclable material caught fire. More Information

Monday
Apr 22
Dexter, MI: Cutting torches were in use when a sludge tank exploded at a wastewater treatement plant, killing 1. More Information

Monday
Apr 22
Fairport, NY: Molten salt leaked from a furnace at a heat treatment plant. More Information

Monday
Apr 22
Duluth, MN: Cutting torches were in use when fire broke out in the wall insulation at a manufacturing plant. More Information

Sunday
Apr 21
Anaheim, CA: A fire at a recycling plant left a firefighter injured. More Information

Sunday
Apr 21
Harrison, AR: Fire broke out at an aluminum die casting plant. More Information

Sunday
Apr 21
Woodward, OK: Fire broke out at a gas plant. More Information

Saturday
Apr 20
Birmingham, UK: Gale force winds sent fire tearing through a paper mill. More Information

Saturday
Apr 20
Edmonton, AB: Fire destroyed a protective coatings plant. More Information

Saturday
Apr 20
Shelton, WA: Fire erupted in the power house at a lumber mill. More Information

Saturday
Apr 20
Hartlepool, UK: Fire broke out in a turbine hall at a nuclear power plant. More Information

Saturday
Apr 20
Noumea, New Caledonia: A small explosion rocked a nickel plant. More Information

Friday
Apr 19
Denton, TX: Authorities evacuated area homes when a pipe separated from a gas well. More Information

Friday
Apr 19
Kulekhani, Nepal: A hydroelectric plant fire destroyed 3 transformers. More Information

Friday
Apr 19
Kingston, LA: 4 workers fell from a workover rig when a catwalk collapsed. More Information

Thursday
Apr 18
Oakland, CA: An explosion in a wash bay at a wastewater treatment plant blew a garage door off its hinges. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 17
Rampart, AK: A tanker truck overturned, spilling 2,800 gallons of diesel near the Yukon River. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 17
Fairbanks, AK: An overturned tanker spilled 4,000 gallons of diesel. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 17
Caracas, Venezuela: Fire broke out in a dewaxing unit at an oil refinery. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 17
Beaumont, TX: A fire in a process unit injured 12 refinery workers, 2 dying over the next 4 weeks. More Information

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