Incident Logs


Entries for October 2010

Sunday
Oct 31
Chandigarh, India: Fire spread through a candle factory. More information

Sunday
Oct 31
Delhi, India: A shoe factory burned for nearly five hours. More information

Sunday
Oct 31
Wallace, NC: A vacant industrial building caught fire. More information

Sunday
Oct 31
Dingolfing, Germany: An ammonia release was reported at a brewery. More information

Sunday
Oct 31
Miami, OK: Fire broke out in the grinding room at a fiberglass boat plant. More information

Sunday
Oct 31
Da Nang, Vietnam: A gas leak caused an explosion at a steel plant that killed a worker. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Hermitage, PA: Fire destroyed the roof on a brand new ice cream cone factory. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Eccles, Guyana: Three gas plant workers loading a truck with gas cylinders were burned in an explosion. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Swords, Ireland: An overheated boiler at a chemical plant caused toxic material to smoke but with no discharge into the atmosphere. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Seven trucks and dozens of gas cylinders were destroyed in a fire at a gas processing and distributing plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Baku, Azerbaijan: A fire that broke out at a furniture factory was extinguished by workers. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Sion Mills, UK: Fire spread through a vacant factory. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Sydney, Australia: Fire broke out in a hardware factory. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Marsa, Malta: Black smoke from a machine fire spread through a meat processing plant. More information

Saturday
Oct 30
Kalamazoo, MI: Fire broke out in an abandoned auto plant that once specialized in taxis. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Colorado Springs, CO: Fire broke out at a recycling plant. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Canby, OR: Nearly 3,000 pounds of ammonia spilled at a packing plant specializing in berries. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Howrah, India: Fire broke out in a plastics factory and spread to an adjacent hosiery goods unit. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Cleveland, OH: A tank filled with hydrofluoric and nitric acids overheated and ignited at a plant specializing in turbine engine parts. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Lawton, OK: Fire spread through stacks of cardboard stored outside a paper plant. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Hamilton, New Zealand: Firefighters cleaned up over 600 liters of hydrogen peroxide spilled when workers at a chemicals factory pierced a 1000-liter drum with a forklift. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Orange, FL: Three power plant workers were rescued after being trapped in a confined space. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Drakesboro, KY: Three contractors were burned while vacuuming fly ash from a power plant emissions control unit. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Green Bay, WI: Firefighters extinguished a small dust fire in a paper mill. More information

Friday
Oct 29
Corunna, ON: A main processing unit at a 72,000 barrels a day oil refinery was shut down after a hydrocarbon leak resulted in a fire. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Bangshal, Bangladesh: Fire broke out at a chemical warehouse. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Riau, Indonesia: An oil pipeline ruptured, injuring two people. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Scotford, AB: Evacuation alarms sounded at an oil refinery as a precaution when a unit malfunctioned. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Amarah, Iraq: At least 150 people were exposed to chlorine gas from an explosion at a water purification plant. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Lincoln, ME: A drilling company worker was injured when he was caught by machinery while changing a drill bit. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico: Armed men opened fire on buses carrying car-upholstery plant workers near the Texas border, killing four people and wounding 15 others. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Skyway, WA: Two nearby gasoline tankers were threatened by a salvage yard tire fire. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Manggala Jonson, Indonesia: Two children suffered serious burns when a crude oil pipeline exploded. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Rayong, Thailand: A plant making polyester fiber was shut down after a brief fire. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Hartford, CT: A blown electrical transformer is being blamed for a fire at an industrial building. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Jatrabari, Bangladesh: Fire destroyed much of the inventory at a chemical plant. More information

Thursday
Oct 28
Calhoun, TX: A paper plant worker was injured after a fire erupted in a coal storage area. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Madrid, Spain: A fire in a vacant printing plant sent smoke towering over the city. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Delhi, India: A massive fire broke out in a steel factory in the Samaypur Badali industrial area. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Windsor, ON: A worker at an auto transmission plant suffered a broken leg when equipment collapsed onto him. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Norcross, GA: Exploding propane tanks rocked a recycling plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Lichfield, UK: Up to 50 personnel were evacuated from a factory when an industrial press caught fire. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Ahmedabad, India: A boiler explosion triggered a fire at a dyeing factory. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Darlaston, UK: Arsonists set fire to machinery at a recycling plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Abilene, KS: Cattle feed pellets stored in a warehouse caught fire at an animal feed factory. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Ferndale, WA: A leaking underground line at an oil refinery caused a 250-barrel diesel fuel spill. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Pueblo, CO: A worker at a wind turbine plant died when he was pinned by a forklift while loading a railroad car. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Bridgeport, CT: Fire crews were called out to fight a fire at the power generating plant. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Nacogdoches, TX: Demolition work was underway when fire broke out at a vacant paper mill. More information

Wednesday
Oct 27
Shahdara, Pakistan: Raw material caught fire at a factory making plastic bags. More information

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