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Thursday
May 05
Goshen, IN: Fumes from lacquer thinner ignited when a worker at a motor home manufacturing plant was welding on a barrel resulting in an explosion. More information

Thursday
May 05
East County, TX: A corroded pipeline leaked about 80 barrels of crude oil into a nearby creek. More information

Wednesday
May 04
Bronx, NY: A steam tank exploded at an industrial dry cleaning business, injuring three people. More information

Wednesday
May 04
Buffalo, NY: About 80 employees were evacuated after a large freezer at a non-dairy product manufacturing plant was discovered leaking ammonia. More information

Wednesday
May 04
Orange, TX: A tanker truck leaked an oil liquid onto a roadway causing traffic delays and a truck to roll over. More information

Wednesday
May 04
Melbourne, Australia: A fire started in a laboratory caused about $1 million damage to a chemical factory. More information

Wednesday
May 04
Beverly, OH: Magnesium metal caught fire at a silicon plant causing minimal damage. More information

Tuesday
May 03
San Fernando, CA: A flash fire occurred when a spark ignited a cloud of vitamin dust at a vitamin manufacturing plant, injuring two people. More information

Tuesday
May 03
Rockland, NH: A diesel generator over heated causing an exhaust stack fire. More information

Tuesday
May 03
Jasper, AL: About 370 gallons of a corrosive chemical leaked onto a major highway after a truck carrying the chemical crashed and overturned. More information

Tuesday
May 03
San Fernando, CA: Two people were injured in a dust explosion that occurred at a vitamin manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
May 02
Wudinna, Australia: Hazmat crews were called to clean up a pesticide that spilled after a five gallon drum containing the chemical ruptured and leaked. More information

Monday
May 02
Ontario, Canada: A freight train sideswiped a tanker at a rail yard causing about 15,000 gallons of ethanol to leak into the area resulting in the evacuation of nearby residents. More information

Sunday
May 01
Tilleur, Belgium: Gas and oil got into the ventilation system of a metallurgical plant causing a fire to break out and spread through the ductwork and engulf an exhaust stack which almost collapsed. More information

Sunday
May 01
Orion Township, MI: People were evacuated from an area near a pump station after a natural gas pipeline ruptured. More information

Sunday
May 01
Tesoro, AK: A jet fuel unit of a gas refinery was shut down after a fire broke out causing minor damage. More information

Sunday
May 01
Chungli, Taiwan: It took officials five hours to put out a fire that started at a semi conductor plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 27
Savannah,GA:A vapor cloud hovered over a paper plant for nearly an hour following an accidental release of Therminol. More information

Tuesday
Apr 19
Hialeah,FL: A fire destroyed a paper plant causing the evacuation of businesses and the suspension of railroad operations. More information

Tuesday
Apr 19
Thomaston,ME: Ammonium hydroxide spilled while being transfered from a tanker truck, injuring 2 workers. More information

Tuesday
Apr 19
Wichita,KS: A formaldehyde gas was accidentally released at a plastics manufacturing company. More information

Tuesday
Apr 19
Athens,AL: A 250 gallon tank of propane flipped causing a valve to break while it was being off-loaded resulting in a leak and evacuation of three buildings. More information

Monday
Apr 18
Oslo,Norway: Crew members were evacuated from a gas platform after a gas leak was discovered coming from a valve gasket. More information

Sunday
Apr 17
Long Beach,CA: Fire broke out in an above ground crude oil pipe at an oil refinery. More information

Sunday
Apr 17
Vadodara,India: A static charge caused a solvent to catch fire at a pharmaceuticals production plant, severely burning 1 worker. More information

Saturday
Apr 16
Anthony,TX: It took firefighters 2 hours to contain a fire that damaged a Styrofoam plant. More information

Saturday
Apr 16
San Jose,CA: A hydrogen pipe burst at a semiconductor plant injuring 1 person. More information

Friday
Apr 15
Ontario,Canada: 1 unit was shut down at a nuclear plant due to a transformer fire that spilled insulating oil into a lake through a storm drain. More information

Friday
Apr 15
Glasgow,Scotland: A faulty compressor machine used to manufacture plastic bottles caused an explosion and fire at a plastics factory, injuring 6 people. More information

Thursday
Apr 14
Derby,UK: While being unloaded with a forklift, cylinders fell from a truck causing an acetylene explosion at a gas plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 14
Trinidad,TX: An 18-wheeler carrying diesel fuel overturned and exploded. The driver escaped with minor injuries. More information

Thursday
Apr 14
Dinuba, CA: 3 trucks exploded causing $500,000 damage to a box plant after thousands of pallets and cardboard boxes caught fire. More information

Thursday
Apr 14
Aragon,Spain: A fire and explosion in a grain silo at a flour mill injured at least 19 people. More information

Wednesday
Apr 13
Petersburg,VA: A worker suffered severe blistering after he came in contact with an amphetamine-based chemical at a chemical factory. More information

Wednesday
Apr 13
Veracruz,Mexico: Maintenance workers repairing a propylene pipeline caused an explosion and gas leak killing 6 people. More information

Tuesday
Apr 12
Wuxi,China: About 88 people were hospitalized after a blackout at a chemical plant resulted in a leak from a liquid chlorine pump. More information

Monday
Apr 11
Calumet City,IL: A 55, gallon drum of sodium hypochlorite dropped from a pallet at a gelatin manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Apr 11
Tirau,New Zealand: A state highway was closed after a truck carrying radioactive materials hit a pole and jackknifed. More information

Sunday
Apr 10
Maryville,TN: Molten metal reacted with water at a metal manufacturing plant causing a fire. More information

Sunday
Apr 10
Antwerp,Belgium: A fire broke out in the desulphurization unit at an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Apr 09
Cumming,GA: A chlorine line exploded at a protein manufacturing plant injuring 1 person. More information

Friday
Apr 08
Vienna,Austria: 4 employees were killed in a fire that broke out at a steel manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 07
Brisbane,Australia: A pipe containing hydrofluoric acid ruptured at an oil refinery and sent 24 people to the hospital. More information

Thursday
Apr 07
Henderson, Australia:1 employee was killed and at least 1 other injured after a furnace exploded at an engineering factory. More information

Thursday
Apr 07
Klang Jaya,Malaysia:1 employee was injured in an explosion in a chemical plant storage area containing ammonia, acetone, and hydrogen. More information

Thursday
Apr 07
Southgate,MI:Hazmat crews worked to clean up a solvent used for chrome plating found to be leaking from a semi truck. More information

Wednesday
Apr 06
Garner, NC: A fire broke out and damaged an asphalt plant. More information

Wednesday
Apr 06
Canterbury,UK: A milk powder dryer exploded at a dairy factory. More information

Tuesday
Apr 05
Penang,Malaysia: Fumes from a diesel spill in the generator room at an electronics plant caused 9 workers to become ill. More information

Monday
Apr 04
Dumas, TX: A spark from machinery at a manufacturing plant caused a fire in a dust hopper that was quickly extinguished. More information

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