Incident Logs


Entries for October 2009

Friday
Oct 30
Brest, France: An explosion rocked an industrial waste ground. More information

Thursday
Oct 29
Sitapura, India: An explosion spread fire through an oil depot. More information

Thursday
Oct 29
Poole, UK: Canisters of acid washed up on a beach in Dorset. More information

Wednesday
Oct 28
St. Elmo, IL: Welding was in progress when a storage tank containing natural gas condensate exploded. More information

Tuesday
Oct 27
Mt. Vernon, IN: A storage tank at a phenol plant exploded. More information

Monday
Oct 26
Indianapolis, IN: An accidental release identified as 2-Vinylpyridine reported at a chemical facility resulted in a shelter-in-place order. More information

Monday
Oct 26
Harbor Beach, MI: A leak in a 10,000-gallon anhydrous ammonia tank at a chemical plant was brought under control within 15 minutes. More information

Monday
Oct 26
Freeport, TX: Toluene diisocyanate leaking from a pipeline forced 60 familes to evacuate their homes. More information

Monday
Oct 26
Chocques, France: Fire damaged a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Oct 26
Chardon, OH: Material used to manufacture rubber caught fire at a chemical plant. More information

Monday
Oct 26
Big Spring, TX: A small explosion in a boiler injured three oil refinery workers. More information

Sunday
Oct 25
Pascagoula, MS: Tons of molten sulfur leaked from a pipeline at a petroleum refinery. More information

Sunday
Oct 25
Freeport, TX: Toluene diisocyanate leaked from a pipeline at a chemical plant, forcing an area evacuation. More information

Sunday
Oct 25
Amanzimtoti, S. Africa: A 6,000 gallon oil tank exploded at a chemical plant, injuring four workers. More information

Saturday
Oct 24
Merida, Mexico: An explosion killed a refinery worker and injured two others. More information

Saturday
Oct 24
Institute, WV: About 12 pounds of hydrogen cyanide leaked from a distillation column at a chemical plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 24
Dresden, Germany: Fire and explosions swept a special lubricants plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 24
Bawana, India: Two workers at a tar factory died when a third worker threw acid on them. More information

Saturday
Oct 24
Atwater, NM: Fire broke out in a flare pipe used to burn fumes removed from tanker trucks at an ethanol facility. More information

Friday
Oct 23
Sioux City, IA (AP) - A worker was taken to a hospital after being exposed to ammonia at a Sioux City meatpacking company. More information

Friday
Oct 23
Billings, MT: A power outage trigger flaring at an oil refinery. More information

Friday
Oct 23
Bayamon, Puerto Rico: A massive fire and explosion sent huge flames and smoke plumes into the air at oil facility near San Juan, Puerto Rico. More information

Friday
Oct 23
Wismar, Germany: Fire broke out in a wood pellet factory. More information

Thursday
Oct 22
La Teja, Uruguay: Fire broke out in a vacuum distillation unit at an oil refinery. More information

Thursday
Oct 22
Turinskaya, Russia: A storage tank containing 16 tons of fuel exploded, killing three children. More information

Wednesday
Oct 21
Salt Lake City, UT: A power outage at an oil refinery triggered a crude oil leak that ignited in a massive fire. More information

Wednesday
Oct 21
Kaufungen, Germany: Two employees at a bio-diesel plant were burned in a fire. More information

Wednesday
Oct 21
Cangrejera, Mexico: An explosion rocked a polyethylene plant at a chemical refinery. More information

Tuesday
Oct 20
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: An emergency room was shut down for 30 minutes after a patient exposed to phosphine arrived. More information

Monday
Oct 19
Gansu, China: Flames spread through a warehouse at a sponge factory. More information

Monday
Oct 19
Edmonton, AB: Process problems at an oil refinery resulted in black smoke and flaring. More information

Monday
Oct 19
Crookston, MN: Fire broke out in a grain dryer at an agricultural products facility. More information

Monday
Oct 19
Antwerp, Belgium: Fire broke out in the hydrodesulfurization unit being restarted at an oil refinery. More information

Sunday
Oct 18
Columbus, WI: A printing plant worker who died in an explosion was using a hand-held grinder when vapors ignited in a room used to clean parts. More information

Saturday
Oct 17
Port-la-Nouvelle, France: A silo containing animal meal caught fire at a cement plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 17
Antalya, Turkey: An explosion during welding operations at an asphalt plant killed three workers. More information

Friday
Oct 16
Lytton, Australia: A fire at a chemical plant forced the evacuation of surrounding businesses. More information

Thursday
Oct 15
Folcroft, DE: A two-alarm fire broke out at a chemical plant. More information

Thursday
Oct 15
Digha, India: An explosion at an ice plant injured five workers. More information

Wednesday
Oct 14
Lower Hutt, New Zealand: Fire broke out at a refinery. More information

Wednesday
Oct 14
Pine Island, MN: An explosion inside a duct rocked a grain silo. More information

Wednesday
Oct 14
Evionnaz, Switzerland: Three workers suffered burns during repairs at a chemical plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 14
Addington, New Zealand: Sparks from an electrical cable ignited several gas cylinders at a substation, causing a power outage. More information

Tuesday
Oct 13
Yakima, WA: Leaking coolant at a hops warehouse was mistaken for a fire. More information

Tuesday
Oct 13
Savannah, GA: A reactor explosion rocked a biodiesel plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 13
Offenbach, Germany: Liquid hydrogen cyanide escaped during boiler repairs at a waste incineration plant. More information

Tuesday
Oct 13
Port Arthur, TX: Fire broke out at a refinery during restart operations. More information

Tuesday
Oct 13
Kaohsiung, Taiwan: An explosion in a boat factory injured eight workers. More information

Monday
Oct 12
Maroeuil, France: An explosion in a paint factory left a worker severely burned. More information

Monday
Oct 12
Fort McMurray. AB: A refinery unit caught fire. More information

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