Incident Logs


Entries for December 2012

Monday
Dec 31
Ashland, KY: Fire broke out at a coke plant being demolished.

Sunday
Dec 30
Pueblo, CO: A firefighter was injured battling a blaze in a closed meatpacking plant.

Sunday
Dec 30
Grand Rapids, OH: Fire swept through a factory producing crop seed.

Saturday
Dec 29
Ropar, India: Fire broke out in a storage tank of heavy fuel oil at a power plant.

Saturday
Dec 29
Texas City, TX: A small fire in a refinery coker unit was extinguished within 15 minutes.

Saturday
Dec 29
Wibaux County, MT: An explosion and fire involving a tanker truck destroyed a building at a slop oil reprocessing plant.

Friday
Dec 28
Spring Grove Village, OH: A worker at a waste recycling plant died when contaminated filters being shredded caught fire.

Friday
Dec 28
Branchburg, NJ: An inadvertent mixture started a fire in a 55-gallon drum at a chemical plant.

Thursday
Dec 27
Florence, KY: A silo explosion rocked a factory making fragrance and flavor products.

Thursday
Dec 27
Hamilton, ON: Workers were using cutting tools when fire broke out at a closed paper plant.

Thursday
Dec 27
Kincardine, UK: Flames at a waste treatment facility burned 3 days.

Wednesday
Dec 26
East Alton, IL: A small fire broke out in machinery at a foundry making mechanical parts.

Monday
Dec 24
Ban Pho, Thailand: A warehouse storing engine oil at an auto plant was destroyed by fire.

Monday
Dec 24
Rayong, Myanmar: Fire destroyed a warehouse storing plastic used to make medical equipment.

Monday
Dec 24
Lake Charles, LA: Fire damaged a vinyl chloride unit at a chemical plant.

Monday
Dec 24
Tongon, Ivory Coast: Fire broke out at a gold mine closed for maintenance.

Sunday
Dec 23
Montreal, QC: Flames spread across an oil reservior at a refinery.

Saturday
Dec 22
Englefeld, SK: Fire gutted a plastics manufacturing plant.

Saturday
Dec 22
Jubail, Saudi Arabia: A fire at an industrial waste facility killed 6.

Monday
Dec 10
Spartanburg, SC: Fire gutted a packaging plant for automotive parts. More Information

Tuesday
Dec 04
Thomson, SC: A smoldering sawdust fire in a timber mill warehouse took most of the day to extinguish. More Information

Tuesday
Dec 04
Atwater, CA: An explosion at a fruit packaging plant released 100 gallons of ammonia. More Information

Tuesday
Dec 04
Kampung Bersatu, Malaysia: Fire destroyed a mattress factory. More Information

Tuesday
Dec 04
Stantou, China: 14 workers died in a clothing factory fire deliberately set by a disgruntled former worker. More Information

Monday
Dec 03
Memphis, TN: 1 person died and 1 was injured when a production line sight glass shattered at a refinery, exposing them to hydrofluoric acid. More Information

Monday
Dec 03
Garden City, KS: Nearly half of a plant making fiberglass tanks was destroyed by fire. More Information

Monday
Dec 03
Waterloo, ON: 8 workers went to the hospital after formaldehyde gas leaked at an auto parts factory. More Information

Sunday
Dec 02
Melbourne, Australia: A paper making machine caught fire at a recycling plant. More Important

Saturday
Dec 01
St. Augustine, FL: A spill of molten aluminum ignited a fire at a manufacturing plant. More Information

Saturday
Dec 01
Terry County, TX: Multiple explosions rocked a burning chemical plant. More Information

Saturday
Dec 01
Camp Minden, LA: Nearly 6 million pounds of explosive artillery propellant incorrectly stored was ordered moved by state police. More Information

 
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