Incident Logs


Entries for February 2013

Thursday
Feb 28
Edmonton, AB: Fire broke out at a plant making corrosion resistant pipe coatings. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Texas City, TX: Responders extinguished a dike fire surrounding a storage tank at an oil refinery. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Zhangjiakou, China: Carbon monoxide killed 11 when an air compressor caught fire in a coal mine. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Lucknow, India: 3 workers at a power equipment plant died after cooking with ammonium nitrate mistaken for salt. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Accra, Ghana: Fire gutted a paint factory but no workers were injured. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Columbiana, OH: Fire damaged a wall at an aluminum parts foundry. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Gudja, Malta: A factory worker suffered serious injuries in a 1-story fall. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
North Andover, MA: Firefighters rescued an injured worker from inside a collapsed wastewater holding tank. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Vandalia, OH: A flash fire activated the fire suppression system at a chemical plant. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Utica, NY: Responders dealt with a fire and a hazmat spill at a brewery. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Santa Maria, CA: Fire broke out in a sugar factory. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Haryana, India: Fire spread through packing material in a small fire at a plant making car stereos and security systems. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Mount Holly, NC: Fire broke out at a truck tractor plant. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Gridley, CA: 3 people were injured in an oven explosion at a food processing plant. More Information

Thursday
Feb 28
Greeley, CO: Fire broke out in the wall of a warehouse at a food processing plant. More Information

Wednesday
Feb 27
Kunigunde, Germany: An explosion at a gunpowder plant injured a worker. More Information

Wednesday
Feb 27
Ancaster, UK: Fire erupted at a recycling plant. More Information

Wednesday
Feb 27
Nairm, UK: A worker died in a sawmill accident. More Information

Wednesday
Feb 27
Papatoetoe, New Zealand: Fire broke out at a factory making liners for boilers. More Information

Wednesday
Feb 27
Madison, WI: Responders in full protective clothing entered a laser manufacturing plant after a suspected hazmat release. More Information

Wednesday
Feb 27
Menznau, Switzerland: A worker at a wood-processing plant opened fire, leaving 4 dead and 6 wounded. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Dumbarton, UK: Instead of waste water, workers at a distillery accidently flushed away thousands of liters of whiskey into the sewers. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Lake Grande Ecaille Bay, LA: An oil spill resulted when a boat rammed an inactive well head. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Ludwigshafen, Germany: An explosion rocked a chemical plant. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Hanamaki, Japan: 5 tons of liquid waste containing cyanide leaked at a plating plant when a snowplow hit a tank. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Wise County, TX: A bomb threat forced the evacuation of a large natural gas plant. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Kaneville, IL: A fire at a fertilizer plant damaged 2 buildings. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Woodland, WA: A pallet of cardboard boxes fell on a worker at a fruit processing plant. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Hoboken, NJ: Fire broke out at a pump valve factory. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Aligarh, India: Fire spread through a meat exporting plant, causing extensive damage. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Kashimpur, Bangladesh: A fire destroyed equipment and inventory at a garment factory. More Information

Tuesday
Feb 26
Sherman, TX: Fire broke out in the ventilation system at an insulation plant. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Kalamazoo, MI: A small fire broke out at a packaging plant when paper wedged in a pipe. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Guiyang, China: Five people were injured and about 20,000 were evacuated after a chemical plant blast. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Falls Twp., PA: A sugar plant worker suffocated and died after he fell into a large hopper as sugar rained down on him. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Travis County, TX: High winds ignited compost piles at a waste treatment plant. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Roxana, IL: A steam release at an oil refinery caused a loud boom that worried its neighbors. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Yongxiu, China: Oil leaking from a pipeline into the Yangtze River forced authorities to shut off tap water. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Tacoma, WA: A fire in a deburring machine ignited titanium at an aerospace parts plant. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Perry, PA: A worker at a metals plant got his arm trapped up to the shoulder in a roller machine. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Vadodara, India: 10 people were affected by chlorine fumes leaking from a broken gas line at a chemical plant. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Malabon City, Philippines: Fire broke out at a tofu factory. More Information

Monday
Feb 25
Euclid,OH: Firefighters used a thermal imaging camera to find a burning hydrogen gas leak at a metals plant. More Information

Sunday
Feb 24
Cherryville, NC: A marble manufacturing plant burned to the ground. More Information

Sunday
Feb 24
Trinity County, TX: Escaping chlorine gas at a water treatment plant injured a worker. More Information

Sunday
Feb 24
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Explosions in a warehouse killed 10 and destroyed 3 nearby homes. More Information

Sunday
Feb 24
Korangi, Pakistan: Firefighters extinguished a blaze at a chemical plant within an hour. More Information

Sunday
Feb 24
Baton Rouge, LA: A worker at an oil terminal died in a conveyor belt accident. More Information

Sunday
Feb 24
Pissurlem, India: 2 workers died as the result of an accident at a metals plant. More Information

Saturday
Feb 23
Lincolnton, NC: A worker at a cabinet factory died in an accident involving a saw. More Information

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