Incident Logs


Entries for November 2008

Sunday
Nov 30
Greenville, OH: A bomb threat was reported at an ethanol plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 30
Idyllwild, CA: A fireball rose from a propane storage plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 30
Washington County, PA: A faulty valve injured a worker at a natural gas processing plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 30
Worms, Germany: A firefighter died and 7 rescue workers were injured in a silo explosion at a malt factory. More information

Saturday
Nov 29
Jakarta, Indonesia: Fire struck a large paint factory. More information

Saturday
Nov 29
Lincolnshire, UK: Fire broke out at a chemical plant. More information

Saturday
Nov 29
Spruce Pine, NC: Fire broke out at a plant processing quartz and feldspar. More information

Friday
Nov 28
Carthage, MO: A stubborn fire broke out at a wire mill. More information

Friday
Nov 28
Isle, MN: A metal finishing plant caught fire, forcing an area evacuation. More information

Friday
Nov 28
Kingston, Jamaica: A polyurethane foam factory was extensively damaged by fire. More information

Friday
Nov 28
Tyler, TX: More than 2,000 gallons of gasoline spilled at a refinery. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Rhinelander, WI: A spill at a paper mill turned the Wisconsin River murky white. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Rochester NY: Haz mat responders dealt with a chemical spill at a car parts plant. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
West Carrollton OH: Emergency crews responded to a chemical spill at a paper plant. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Delano, CA: A fumigant exposed to rain ignited bins of almonds at a food processing plant. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Dubuque, IA: A sawdust removal system caught fire at a plant making doors and windows. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Millville, NJ: An equipment fire broke out at a glass factory. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Milwaukee, WI: Fire spread through a plastics plant. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Mobile, AL: A paper plant worker died in an accident while performing maintenance in the pulp preparation section. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Rosenberg, TX: A worker at a food processing plant died in a forklift accident. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Transcona, Manitoba: A firey explosion burst through a silo at a particle board plant. More information

Thursday
Nov 27
Williston, FL: Fire destroyed a warehouse at a polyurethane foam products plant. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Haverhill, MA: A boiler room fire halted operations at a pasta factory. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Kalama, OR: A worker at a wine bottle factory was transported by helicopter after a fall. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Pingchen, Taiwan: A fire at an electronics plant was quickly extinguished. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Rochester, NY: 2 auto parts plant workers mixing chemicals were overcome by fumes. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Santa Barbara, CA: More than 350 gallons of crude oil and water spilled at an asphalt refinery. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Upper Sandusky, OH: Fire broke out at a plant that processes food waste into animal feed. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Boone County WV: A prep plant worker was airlifted to an area hospital after being struck in the chest. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Hanover, PA: A fire in a grinding machine at a plant making power steering gears injured 2 workers. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Port of Whitman, ID: A section of crane being lifted from a trailer fell, crushing a worker to death. More information

Wednesday
Nov 26
Torrensville Australia: Spontaneous combustion is blamed for a fire at a linen factory. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Deer Park TX: Fire broke out at a plant making PVC resins, resulting in a shelter-in-place order. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Luoding City, China: 2 workers died in a fire at a chemical plant making turpentine and resin compounds. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Murrysville PA: A ruptured transmission line spewed gasoline 75 feet high, forcing an area evacuation. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Ottawa ON: A trucking facility owned by a building materials company was razed by fire. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Richmond IN: A transformer fire broke out at a plastics plant. More information

Monday
Nov 24
Ashburn GA: A peanut mill worker died when he was pinned beneath a railcar and a tractor-trailer rig. More information

Monday
Nov 24
Daharki Pakistan: Raw material stored at a cotton factory burned. More information

Monday
Nov 24
Fresno CA: Fire destroyed an industrial oven at a textile recycling plant. More information

Monday
Nov 24
Kingston Jamaica: Fire destroyed an ethanol unit cooling tower. More information

Monday
Nov 24
Otsego MI: A mill worker died when an endcap on a hollow drum roller released under pressure, striking him. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Algood TN: Fire broke out at a manufacturing plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Batavia IL: Sprinklers quickly extinguished a small fire at a plant making food packaging equipment. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Bellevue OH: Fire broke out at a plastics plant only days after its closing was announced. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Bryan OH: A steam explosion hurled a 5,000-pound piece of machinery through the roof of a tire plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Crossville IL: An explosion ripped through a building at an oil field chemical plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Fowler, CA: Fire broke out in a warehouse at a food processing plant. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Goodyear AZ: A natural gas line ignited at a plant specializing in construction products. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Preston Australia: Fire ripped through a mattress factory. More information

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