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Thursday
Mar 31
Saint-Just-Saint Rambert,France: A machine used to press detergent tablets caused a fire which created smoke with a high level of chlorine. More information

Thursday
Mar 31
Wakayama,Japan: A hydrogen peroxide solution leaked from a valve causing 5 employees to become ill at a plum and pickles manufacturing plant. More information

Wednesday
Mar 30
Hopkinsville,KY: A filtration system on the roof of an industrial plant caught on fire from a welding spark. More information

Wednesday
Mar 30
Mobile,AL: A tanker truck overturned leaking about 400 gallons of ethyl chloride from its 5,000 gallon load, resulting in the closure of a major interstate highway. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Camrose,Canada: Fire officials worked to extinguish a fire at a pipe plant after a blaze ignited in a machine that coats pipe with foam. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Cuyahoga Heights,OH: About 6 departments worked to extinguish a fire that erupted at a motor transit company. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Fair Hill,MD: An explosion that destroyed a filter bag manufacturing plant took firefighters an hour to control. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Marengo, IL: Employees were treated after a chemical reaction at a pork plant resulted in the release of toxic fumes. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Wales,UK: A fire broke out at a plastics packaging factory causing the evacuation of nearby primary schools. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Higashiizu, Japan: A 999 ton tanker containing 700 tons of LPG went off course and ran aground after the navigator on duty fell asleep. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Goldsmith, TX: A lack of boiler feed water sent sour gas into the pipeline system at a gas plant after it had stopped processing gas. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Lockhart,TX: Sodium carbonate spilled after 14 cars on a freight train derailed. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Essex,UK: Boiling water sprayed from a vent at a soft drink factory causing 1e employee to suffer serious burns. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Hilton,Africa: A split in the tank of a truck caused aluminum sulfate to leak resulting in the closure of part of a major road. More information

Monday
Mar 28
Ball Ground, GA: An explosion occurred at a poultry plant resulting in the injury of 1 employee. More information

Monday
Mar 28
Port Arthur, TX: A pinhole leak in the discharge hose of a portable tank containing sodium hydride reacted with water, and released hydrogen that ignited and exploded at a waste management plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 27
Brunswick,CA: A large container of methyl hydrogen siloxane exploded and caught fire at a drywall plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 27
Danville,KY: A fire that started in a glass furnace damaged a light manufacturing plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 27
East County,TX: A nonflammable mixture bubbled out of the ground after an underground pipe carrying an oil and gas mixture ruptured at an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Mar 26
Woodbridge,NJ: A truck carrying 8,500 gallons of gasoline overturned and exploded on a turnpike, killing the driver. More information

Friday
Mar 25
El Dorado,KS: After a maintenance shutdown, a tubing connection on a gas oil hydro heater at a refinery became disconnected spraying oil on one worker who suffered serious burns. More information

Friday
Mar 25
San Antonio,TX: Residents were advised to stay indoors while emergency officials worked to clean up a chlordane spill. More information

Thursday
Mar 24
Huntington,WV: About 50,000 pounds of sulfuric acid leaked from a hose transferring the chemical from a rail car to a manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Mar 24
LaPorte,IA: Emergency responders worked to control a hydrogen fire that broke out at a cryogenic manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Mar 24
Glasgow,UK: A transformer caught fire and spread to a boiler house area during tests on a new piece of machinery at a pump manufacturing company. More information

Wednesday
Mar 23
Off Goa,India: An iron-ore barge collided with an anchored bulk carrier due to rough seas and caused the carrier’s oil tank to spill 110 tons of oil in the sea. More information

Tuesday
Mar 22
Texas City,TX: A furnace valve caught fire and was quickly extinguished inside the area that boosts the octane level of gasoline at an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Mar 22
Leominster,MA: Investigators were unable to pinpoint the cause of a blast that occurred during research operations at a polycarbon plant that resulted in the injury of 1 worker. More information

Tuesday
Mar 22
Hessen,Germany: Tetrahydrothiopen spilled at a natural gas odorizing plant. More information

Monday
Mar 21
Dearborn,MI: At least 12 people were injured when molten steel sloshed out of a container on a transport vehicle at a steel plant causing the tires on the vehicle to catch fire and explode. More information

Monday
Mar 21
Melbourne,Australia: A machine containing about 15kg of magnesium malfunctioned and caught fire at a flare factory. More information

Monday
Mar 21
Baltimore,MD: A fire broke out at an asphalt plant after about 23,000 gallons of hot asphalt spilled on the base of a smoke stack. More information

Monday
Mar 21
Devens,MA: Gases expelled from a container of sodium hydroborate caused an explosion at a pharmaceutical research center. More information

Monday
Mar 21
Portland,OR: 2 workers were injured after an ammonia leak was discovered at a brewery. More information

Monday
Mar 21
Sydney Australia: A chemical spilled into an internal drain resulting in the evacuation of employees at a waste treatment plant. More information

Sunday
Mar 20
Buffalo, NY: 4 railroad cars derailed resulting in a ruptured valve causing about 1,000 gallons of propylene tetramer to spill. More information

Sunday
Mar 20
Presidio,Mexico: 6 freight cars derailed causing about 200 gallons of sodium hydroxide to spill. More information

Sunday
Mar 20
Adelaide,Australia: A fire at a cardboard carton factory caused $1 million damage and forced firefighters to retreat due to a series of explosions. More information

Sunday
Mar 20
Delaware City,DE: A fire broke out in a pump used to move finished products through pipes at a refinery. More information

Saturday
Mar 19
Delaware City,DE: A broken pipe at a refinery spilled over 528 gallons of ethylene glycol. More information

Saturday
Mar 19
Kanksha,India: A tanker carrying about 3,200 gallons of diesel overturned and caught fire after it collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction. More information

Friday
Mar 18
Sussex, WI: Fire officials extinguished a fire that ignited inside a 30-gallon drum containing celogen and diop. More information

Thursday
Mar 17
Vinton,TX: A fire broke out at a plastics factory resulting in the evacuation of nearby residents. More information

Thursday
Mar 17
King George,UK: Firefighters were busy battling a fire that broke out at a pickle factory resulting in a roof collapse. More information

Wednesday
Mar 16
Patna,India: A fire caused major damage to a soda bottling plant. More information

Wednesday
Mar 16
Reno,NV: A rural highway was closed after a truck carrying 23,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate and blasting caps overturned. More information

Tuesday
Mar 15
Veracruz,Mexico: A corroded pipeline ruptured and spilled about 1,300 gallons of crude oil. More information

Tuesday
Mar 15
Wales,UK: Residents advised to stay indoors when a fire erupted after chemicals began exploding at a pharmaceutical packaging plant. More information

Monday
Mar 14
Adina,OH:A hopper on a tractor trailer was damaged during a turn causing the truck to leak about 15 tons of calcium oxide. More information

Monday
Mar 14
Fort Saskatchewan,Canada: Investigators worked to determine what caused a tank to leak styrene and ethyl-benzene at a chemical plant. More information

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