Incident Logs


Entries for December 2011

Saturday
Dec 31
Kafue, Zambia: An oxygen tank explosion damageed a steel mill. More information

Friday
Dec 30
Denmark, WI: Welding was under way when fire broke out in the milk intake area of a cheese processing plant. More information

Thursday
Dec 29
Belvidere, IL: Leaking hydraulic fluid ignited a brief equipment fire at a manufacturing plant. More information

Wednesday
Dec 28
Hays, KS: An overheated battery released hydrogen sulfide gas at a battery manufacturing plant. More information

Wednesday
Dec 28
Columbia, PA: A 3-alarm fire broke out in a waste recycling plant. More information

Tuesday
Dec 27
Katherine, Australia: A freight train derailment spilled close to 1,200 tons of toxic copper concentrate into the Edith River. More information

Sunday
Dec 25
Auckland, New Zealand: A factory fire required six fire trucks. More information

Friday
Dec 23
Darshanpurwa, India: A large portion of a jute mill was destroyed by fire. More information

Friday
Dec 23
Greeley, CO: A propane tank explosion at a food processing plant shook the building but caused no injuries. More information

Thursday
Dec 22
Chengdu, China: 4 workers were injured and 1 remains missing after a gas well explosion. More information

Thursday
Dec 22
Repentigny, QB: An explosion rocked an aircraft plant. More information

Thursday
Dec 22
Midland, TX: Welding work was underway when a hot oil tanker caught fire at a oil field equipment testing facility. More information

Thursday
Dec 22
Mineral Wells, TX: A steel storage vessel being cut up for scrape exploded. More information

Thursday
Dec 22
Dosquebradas, Colombia: A gasoline pipeline explosion killed 11 people. More information

Wednesday
Dec 21
Leyland, UK: Tissue paper and chemicals fueled a large fire at an industrial park. More information

Wednesday
Dec 21
West Deptford, NJ: Worker were evacuated from a chemical plant when fire broke out in an outdoor filtering vessel. More information

Tuesday
Dec 20
Minneapolis,MN: Chromium-contaminated water leaked from a metal plating plant. More information

Tuesday
Dec 20
Houston, BC: A wood pellet plant reported its second fire of the year. More information

Tuesday
Dec 20
Gainesville, GA: A worker died in a chemical solution explosion at a company specializing in treating contaminated water. More information

Monday
Dec 19
Sandy, UT: A fire at a refrigeration plant knocked out power to more than 1,000 customers. More information

Monday
Dec 19
Spring Hill, FL: A tank explosion rocked a propane plant, injuring a worker. More information

Monday
Dec 19
Wangaratta, Australia: An unexpected reaction in a chemical plant production vessel triggered an odor that resulted in an area evacuation. More information

Sunday
Dec 18
Patancheru, India: 2 workers died in a fire that gutted a pharmaceuticals plant. More information

Sunday
Dec 18
El Arish, Eygpt: 2 explosive devices blew up a pipeline stretching from Jordan to Israel. More information

Sunday
Dec 18
Sea of Okhotsk, Russia: Nearly 50 people died when an offshore oil drilling rig sank. More information

Sunday
Dec 18
Gulf of Mexico, Alabama: An offshore drilling rig shut down after an oil spill. More information

Saturday
Dec 17
Shanghai, China: An explosion and fire at a computer accessory factory injured 61 people. More information

Friday
Dec 16
Port Kembla, Australia: Thousands of litres of acid leaked from a ship-to-shore pipeline at a chemical plant More information

Friday
Dec 16
Elena, Bulgaria: 15 workers were injured by an ammonia leak at a dairy plant. More information

Friday
Dec 16
Murmanks, Russia: At least 2 persons were killed in an explosion at a plant for the enrichment of phosphate minerals. More information

Friday
Dec 16
Taunton, MA: A worker at a hummus factory died after he got his hand caught in a grinder. More information

Friday
Dec 16
Mahtomedi, WI: Residents were asked to shelter-in-place after a chlorine leak at a water pumping station. More information

Thursday
Dec 15
Torrance, CA: A worker at an industrial gas plant was injured by an ammonia leak. More information

Thursday
Dec 15
Budyonnovsk, Russia: Fire broke out an ethylene plant. More information

Thursday
Dec 15
Petaqueros, Colombia: A natural gas pipeline explosion forced some station to suspend gas service. More information

Wednesday
Dec 14
Takanini, New Zealand: An equipment fire broke out at a printing plant. More information

Wednesday
Dec 14
Montebello, CA:An overpass damaged by a gasoline tanker fire had to be demolished. More information

Wednesday
Dec 14
Texas City, TX: Residents living near a refinery were awakened by sirens this morning after a spill of a diesel-like fuel More information

Tuesday
Dec 13
Basra, Iraq: 3 explosions ruptured an oil pipeline carrying oil from the Rumaila oil field. More information

Tuesday
Dec 13
Muzaffarnagar, India: Fire engulfed a paper mill. More information

Monday
Dec 12
Rastan, Syria: An explosion ripped through a natural gas pipeline. More information

Monday
Dec 12
Sublette County. WY: A fire at a natural gas compressor station set off 2 explosions. More information

Sunday
Dec 11
Yazd, Iran: An explosion in a furnace at a steel factory killed 16 workers. More information

Sunday
Dec 11
Altona, Australia: A leak from a gasoline storage tank at an oil refinery was fully contained. More information

Sunday
Dec 11
Effurun, Nigeria: A crude oil pipeline caught fire. More information

Sunday
Dec 11
Rourkela, India: 4 laborers were burned in the latest accident at a steel that has seen 2 deaths the week before. More information

Saturday
Dec 10
Nemaha, NB: Pipelines ruptured by a bulldozer spilled 119,028 gallons of refined petroleum products. More information

Saturday
Dec 10
Cache County, UT: An interstate pipeline company declared force majeure after a fire in a natural gas pipeline. More information

Saturday
Dec 10
Pasadena, TX: A shelter-in-place order was issued after an explosion at a refinery that injured 1. More information

Thursday
Dec 08
Winnepeg, MB: A fire at a metals recycling plant damaged four vehicles. More information

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