Incident Logs


Entries for December 2000

Saturday
Dec 30
Pleasant, IN : A four-alarm fire involving two buildings broke out at a paint factory. More information

Friday
Dec 29
East Hereford, Quebec: An explosion at a natural gas compressor station drew firefighters from Canada and the U.S. More information

Friday
Dec 29
Jersey City, N.J.: Fire destroyed a large paper recycling plant and injured several firefighters who slipped on ice that froze from fire hose runoff. More information

Wednesday
Dec 27
Oguchi, Japan: A propane explosion damaged a testing laboratory at a plant specializing in gas appliances. More information

Wednesday
Dec 27
Shawnee, OH: A chemical company reported that a spill involving ethylenedaimine had been contained. More information

Monday
Dec 25
Douglas, WY: A propane leak sparked a series of explosions at an oil field service company. A 500-gallon tank of propane BLEVEd. More information

Monday
Dec 25
Garden City, N.J.: It took 18 hours to bring a fire at a beef packing plant under control. More information

Saturday
Dec 23
Philadelphia, PA : Fire was reported at a local oil refinery. More information

Friday
Dec 22
Philadelphia, PA: A fire at a gas works left nearly 5,000 people without heat. More information

Thursday
Dec 21
Philadelphia, PA: Thirteen cars of a 39-car freight train derailed, spilling thousands of gallons of sulfuric acid. A busy roadway remained closed throughout the day. More information

Thursday
Dec 21
Detroit, MI: A worker was killed when a hole being dug around a ruptured sewer pipe collapsed, tipping over a bulldozer. The bucket of the dozer hit the worker. Another worker and two firefighters were also injured. More information

Thursday
Dec 21
Detroit, MI: A fire at a paint factory was knocked down by an automatic suppression system. More information

Wednesday
Dec 20
Come By Chance, New Foundland: A fire broke out atop one of the processing units at an oil refinery. More information

Monday
Dec 18
Jianda, China: Four people were killed and 13 injured when liquid ammonia leaked from a tanker truck. More information

Monday
Dec 18
Oxnard, CA: A worker was critically injured when he was sucked into an avocado packing machine. He is expected to lose both arms below the elbows. More information

Monday
Dec 18
Cary, IL : More than a dozen workers at a cable and wire manufacturing plant were hospitalized with breathing problems and nausea following a delivery of propane gas. More information

Monday
Dec 18
Palgar, India : Five workers died from burns in a fire following an explosion at a pharmaceutical factory. More information

Monday
Dec 18
Melbourne, Australia : Five workers at a chemical company were treated after inhaling spilled chemicals. More information

Monday
Dec 18
Wisconsin Rapids, WS: An injured paper mill worker who fell more than 30 feet lay unaided for 11 1/2 hours. To attract attention, the worker threw an object into nearby machinery, causing a breakdown. More information

Saturday
Dec 16
Oshkosh, WS: Hundreds of homes were evacuated after a chemical carrying train car loaded with 141,000 pounds of sodium hydrosulfite caught fire. More information

Saturday
Dec 16
Ndola, Zambia: Flames gutted the countrys only oil refinery only one day before official completion of repairs from a 1999 fire. More information

Thursday
Dec 14
Woodlawn, OH: A broken flange on a tanker preparing to off-load its cargo at a plant is being blamed for a hydrocloric acid spill. Workers were evacuated without injuries. More information

Thursday
Dec 14
Bucks City, PA: A worker found in cardiac arrest and floating in a tank of caustic stripper later died. More information

Thursday
Dec 14
Windsor Locks, CT: Fire broke out in a machine at a plant specializing in non woven fabrics. More information

Thursday
Dec 14
East Rutherford, N.J.: A large vapor cloud escaped from a local gas works. More information

Wednesday
Dec 13
New Haven, OH: An overheated furnace ignited a fire at a local factory specializing in board cushions. More information

Wednesday
Dec 13
Haysville, KS : A cloud of hydrochloric acid released from a chemical plant resulted in a shelter-in-place order for a three-mile radius. More information

Wednesday
Dec 13
Evans, GA: A fire that involved no chemicals damaged a local plant. The fire was out before emergency crews could arrive. More information

Wednesday
Dec 13
Helena, MT: An accidental overfill resulted in 60,000 gallons of gasoline spilling from a storage tank into the surrounding dike. More information

Wednesday
Dec 13
Frankfort, IL: A structure fire was reported at a concrete plant. More information

Tuesday
Dec 12
Grafton, N.D. : A carbon monoxide buildup forces the evacuation of a window and door factory. Fifteen workers were treated. More information

Tuesday
Dec 12
Chicago, IL: Hazmat units were called in to deal with a cloud of triazene escaping from a ruptured tank. More information

Monday
Dec 11
Derry, N.H.: A worker helping to set up a crane on the roof of a local plant died when part of the crane came crashing down, knocking him to the ground and then landing on him. More information

Monday
Dec 11
Howard, WS: Fire destroyed the parts and supply department at an animal rendering plant. More information

Monday
Dec 11
West Hampton, N.J.: A fire was reported at a plant specializing in equipment for induction melting. More information

Sunday
Dec 10
Carteret, N.J.: A fire was reported at a local breqk plant. More information

Sunday
Dec 10
Baltimore, MD: A three-story industrial building was gutted by fire. More information

Saturday
Dec 09
Lockport, IL : A conveyor belt carrying coal overheated and melted, filling a power plant with thick smoke. More information

Saturday
Dec 09
Hongren Village, China: Eleven people were confirmed dead after an explosion at a fireworks factory. More information

Saturday
Dec 09
Singapore, China: A pipe carrying diesal exploded at a chemical plant, severely burning three workers. More information

Saturday
Dec 09
Toledo, OH: Arson is suspected in a three-alarm fire that destroyed an abandoned factory. More information

Saturday
Dec 09
Tucker, GA: Fire broke out in a 300 gallon tank of mixed solvents. More information

Friday
Dec 08
Ourimbah, UK: A gasoline tanker carrying more than 9,500 gallons of fuel overturned, crushing a car before exploding. Two people were killed. More information

Friday
Dec 08
Post, TX: A hydrogen sulfide pipeline ruptured without igniting in a sparsely populated area. Immediate concern was for livestock in the area. More information

Friday
Dec 08
Collier County, FL: A sulfuric acid spill forced closure of an interstate highway. More information

Friday
Dec 08
Montgomery City, PA: Fire discovered in an out building threatened to spread throughout a printing plant. More information

Friday
Dec 08
Ashland, MD: A fire was reported at a local plant. More information

Thursday
Dec 07
Jal, N.M. : A natural gas pipeline ruptured and burst into flames, igniting two tanks filled with methanol and glycol at a gasoline refinery. More information

Thursday
Dec 07
Nitro, W.V.: Workers at a neighboring facility complained of breathing problems after a fire at a chemical plant. More information

Thursday
Dec 07
Monticello, AR : An explosion at a boat-building plant left three workers injured and one dead. The blast blew a hole in the plants 30-foot ceiling. More information

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