Incident Logs


Entries for June 2013

Sunday
Jun 30
Smethwick, UK: A fire at a recycling plant destroyed 100,000 tons of plastics. More Information

Saturday
Jun 29
Chandler, AZ: A gas leak at a microchip plant made 43 workers ill, with 12 hospitalized. More Information

Thursday
Jun 27
Upper Mount Bethel, PA: Fire broke out in a laboratory waste collection tank at a chemical plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 26
Roswell, GA: An electrical fire at a water reclamation plant caused little damage. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 26
Canton, OH: Residual from a sandblaster caught fire at a sawblade plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 26
Fond du Lac, WI: No one was injured during a fire at a scrap metal plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 26
Hartsville, SC: An equipment fire at an oil refinery was extinguished within minutes. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 26
Port Arthur, TX: A construction contractor working on a port project died when a forklift accident slammed a piece of angle iron into his chest. More Information

Tuesday
Jun 25
June 25: East Huntingdon, PA: Fire spread through discarded tires near a sewage plant. More Information

Tuesday
Jun 25
Mapleton, IL: Fire broke out at a chemical plant making wood preservatives. More Information

Tuesday
Jun 25
Mount Wellington, New Zealand: Residents near an ice cream factory mistook ammonia leak alarms as a tsunami warning. More Information

Tuesday
Jun 25
Ottawa, ON: Fire spread through bales of material at a fiberglass plant. More Information

Monday
Jun 24
Plainwell, MI: Fire broke out at an industrial waste disposal site. More Information

Monday
Jun 24
Union Mills, IN: An explosion in a grain elevator killed a worker. More Information

Saturday
Jun 22
Shanghai, China: A chemical plant worker killed 4 people at the plant and 2 elsewhere. More Information

Friday
Jun 21
Foley, AL: An explosion at an aerospace plant burned a worker welding a metal drum. More Information

Thursday
Jun 20
Oisterwijk, Netherlands: Fire broke out in a factory making firelighting blocks. More Information

Thursday
Jun 20
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Fire broke out in a warehouse at a sugar refinery. More Information

Thursday
Jun 20
Coteau-Du-Lac, QC: An explosion that destroyed a fireworks plant killed 2 people. More Information

Saturday
Jun 15
Agra, India: Fire broke out at a shoe factory. More Information

Saturday
Jun 15
Indianapolis, IN: A recycling plant fire forced a 5-block evacuation. More Information

Thursday
Jun 13
Geismar, LA: A large explosion and fire hit a chemical plant with 73 injured and one fatality. More Information

Thursday
Jun 13
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: A turbine explosion in a generator temporarily shut down a desalination plant. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 12
Leoni, MI: The driver of a tractor-trailer rig died 9 days after backing into a natural gas line that ignited at an oil site. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 12
Missoula, MT: 5,000 gallons of diluted acid spilled at a pool products plant. More Information

Tuesday
Jun 11
Wilmington, CA: 500 gallons of jet fuel leaked from a 150,000-barrel storage tank. More Information

Tuesday
Jun 11
Show Low, AL: Flames spread through a wood fuel pellet plant when heavy equipment caught fire. More Information

Tuesday
Jun 11
Herculaneum, MO: 3 smelting plant workers were injured in a sulfuric acid leak. More Information

Monday
Jun 10
Melborurne, Australia: Baled plastics and cardboard burned at a recycling plant. More Information

Monday
Jun 10
Western Region, Ghana: Fire shut down a thermal power plant. More Information

Monday
Jun 10
Trang, Thailand: 2 people died trying to rescue others overcome by ammonia fumes at a biomass power plant. More Information

Monday
Jun 10
Lincolnton, NC: More than 30 workers at a snack chip plant were sickened by leaking natural gas. More Information

Monday
Jun 10
Scottsburo, AL: Fire damaged the roof of a textile plant. More Information

Sunday
Jun 09
Vonore, TN: Fire broke out at a metal finishing plant. More Information

Sunday
Jun 09
Chennai, India: 2 died and 3 were injured when hot fly ash from a boil fell on them at a thermal power plant. More Information

Sunday
Jun 09
Louisville, KY: Hydrochloric acid leaked from a 500,000 gallon storage tank at a chemical plant. More Information

Friday
Jun 07
Mohnton, PA: Fire broke out at a plant making stabilizing devices for yachts. More Information

Thursday
Jun 06
Evansville, WY: Smoke resulted when a refinery unit powered up after an outage. More Information

Wednesday
Jun 05
Dhaka,Bangladesh: Hundreds of garment factory employees fell sick after drinking suspected contaminated water. More Information

Monday
Jun 03
Mishazi, China: At least 119 people died when fire spread through a slaughterhouse. More Information

Sunday
Jun 02
Seward, IL: An explosion and fire at a chemical plant triggered an area evacuation. More Information

Saturday
Jun 01
Timika, Indonesia: A truck driver at a mine died when liquid ore material flowed into the truck during maintenance. More Information

Saturday
Jun 01
Pueblo, CO: A conveyor belt fire at a power plant caused extensive damage. More Information

Saturday
Jun 01
Sydney, Australia: A recycling plant fire threatened to spread to a neighboring chemical plant. More Information

 
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