Incident Logs


Entries for April 2014

Wednesday
Apr 30
Mentone, TX: A buildup of pressure caused an explosion as workers were changing a wellhead, killing 2 and injuring 9. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Lynchburg, VA: Several tanker cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire along the James River. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Dongguan, China: 5,000 electric cars were destroyed in a factory fire. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Wordsley, UK: Arsonists struck a historic former glass factory setting fire to a pile of cardboard left on the ground floor of the derelict building. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Bilshaya Tura, Russia: A wildfire raging in Siberia caused an explosion at a munitions depot, killing at least 10 people. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Woodville, TX: A small explosion and fire tore through a silo at a wood pellet plant. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Chesapeake, VA: Scrap metal caught fire while inside an above ground conveyor belt system at a recycling plant. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Nanaimo, BC: 2 men are dead and 2 other men are in hospital after a shooting at a sawmill. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Blue Ash, OH: A truck driver was found dead was found pinned between a wall and a metal ramp at a loading docks. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Tamaqua, PA: Fire broke out in machinery at a metals plant. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Lambs, UT: About 4,000 gallons of crude oil spilled onto an interstate when 2 semi trailers crashed. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
North Slope, AK: A pipeline failure sprayed an oil mist over 33 acres of snow-covered tundra. More Information

Wednesday
Apr 30
Richland, WA: A tank farm was evacuated after workers reported chemical vapors. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
Tema, Ghana: An explosion in a pipeline killed 1 and destroyed 300 tons of naphtha.. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
LaHabra, CA: An explosion rocked a car wheel manufacturing plant, injuring 11 workers. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
High Point, NC: A propane tank explosion at a factory making cardboard injured 1. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
Bryan, TX: A fire that broke out in a power plant turbine building injured 3. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
Yangzhou, China: Fire broke out in an abandoned factory for processing used tires. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
Bessemer, AL: Fire broke out in a painting facility at a pipe plant. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
Uddingston, UK: Fire broke out inside a silo at an industrial facility. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
West Kelowna, ON: Smoke billowed from a building in an industrial section of town. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
Pukekohe, New Zealand: Fire broke out in a drying tower at a milk products plant. More Information

Tuesday
Apr 29
Kinnakorai, India: A dryer fire spread throughout a tea factory. More Information

Monday
Apr 28
Middletown, OH: Fire broke out at a steel plant in a storage tank for lubricating oil. More Information

Monday
Apr 28
Logan City, UT: A container of hydrogen peroxide ruptured at a dairy plant, forcing an evacuation. More Information

Monday
Apr 28
Colorado Springs, CO: A fire that broke out in an industrial area was quickly extinguished. More Information

Monday
Apr 28
Spokane, WA: Firefighters could not save a burning building in an industrial area. More Information

Monday
Apr 28
Caloocan City, Philippines: Fire broke out in packaging material at an extension cord factory. More Information

Sunday
Apr 27
Marsden Point, New Zealand: Fire broke out on an elevated level at an oil refinery. More Information

Sunday
Apr 27
Malaga, Australia: The presence of sulfuric, phosphoric and hydrochloric acid complicated fighting a factory fire. More Information

Sunday
Apr 27
Iyana-Ejigbo, Lagos: Fire guts furniture factory. More Information

Sunday
Apr 27
Lincolnton, NC: A compressor fire broke out at a textile plant. More Information

Sunday
Apr 27
Scioto County, OH: Smoke and flames could be seen billowing from a chemical plant. More Information

Saturday
Apr 26
Merrill, WI: A tool & machining plant lost boats, a truck, carts, a bulldozer and two pontoons in a storage building fire. More Information

Saturday
Apr 26
Corrigan, TX: 3 of 7 workers injured in a flash fire at a plywood plant were listed in critical condition. More Information

Saturday
Apr 26
Mahalla, Egypt: Fire destroyed a textile factory. More Information

Saturday
Apr 26
Omaha, NE: Fire broke out in a building being demolished at an animal feed mill. More Information

Saturday
Apr 26
Elkhart, IN: A fire ripped through a recycling plant. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Labrador City, NL: A fire at a metals refinery sent 1 worker to hospital with smoke inhalation. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
El Dorado, KS: White powder released from an oil refinery covered the city. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Yan'an City, China: 3 light crude storage tanks at an oil refinery caught fire. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Woodbridge, NJ: Fire broke out at a recycling plant. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Gibbons, AB: Fire tore through a grain processing plant. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Nehru Nagar, India: A warehouse storing solvents went up in flames. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Sparks, NV: 1 person died when a tank containing compressed air exploded at a chemical plant. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Buffalo, NY: Hazmat crews evacuated a metallurgical testing facility after a nitric acid spill. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Coventry, UK: Workers evacuated a car parts factory as flames ripped through wall insulation. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Kanpur, India: At least 2 storage tanks caught fire at an oil refinery, injuring 4. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Sterling Heights, MI: A pallet fire damaged a metal coating factory. More Information

Friday
Apr 25
Southbury, CT: Fire broke out at a manufacturing plant. More Information

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