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Thursday
Jan 22
Hanover, PA: Fire broke out in equipment at a food processing plant. More information

Thursday
Jan 22
Cumming, GA: A chemical plant warehouse burned, triggering a half-mile radius evacuation. More information

Wednesday
Jan 21
McIntosh, AL: 5 workers were hospitalized after a chemical leak at a sugar plant. The workers inhaled dimethylamine. More information

Wednesday
Jan 21
High Point, N.C.: A two-alarm fire did extensive damage to a furniture frame factory. More information

Wednesday
Jan 21
Bury St. Edmunds, U.K.: 50 firefighters were needed to contain a fire in a converyor belt at a sugar factory. More information

Wednesday
Jan 21
Breckenridge, TX.: A fire in a heating oven spread through a plastic components plant and destroyed it. More information

Tuesday
Jan 20
Wise, VA: A natural gas pipeline ruptured and exploded. More information

Tuesday
Jan 20
Gresik, East Java: More than 50 people were injured when fire swept through an Indonesian petrochemicals plant. More information

Monday
Jan 19
Cockeysville, MD: 100 workers were evacuated after 580 gallons of ethyl alcohol spilled at a spice factory. More information

Monday
Jan 19
Fort McPherson, Northwest Terrorities: A fire at a power plant left this North Canadian town without power. More information

Monday
Jan 19
Balikhuti, India: Militants blew up an oil pipeline, sparking a fire that burned for 12 hours. There were no injuries reported. More information

Monday
Jan 19
Seattle, WA: A 3-alarm fire destroyed a manufacturing plant. More information

Saturday
Jan 17
Coffeyville, KS: An oxygen line failed and ignited at a nitrogen plant. No injuries reported More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Lancashire, UK: Fire destroyed a chemical business. More information

Wednesday
Jan 14
Nash, TX: Employees were evacuated after chemical release in an aluminum plant. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Mumbai, India: A fire in a dye-manufacturing unit during a nitration process led evacuation of plant workers seconds before the entire unit was engulfed in fire. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Lakeland, FL: Lack of water hindered fire operations at a pool manufacturing plant. The water main had been shut down for repairs. More information

Tuesday
Jan 13
Hasaki, Japan: 2 workers injured in ethylene tetrafluoride plant explosion that destroyed a distillation column. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Gutersloh, Germany: 1 worker received burns to his hands and face in a chip board plant fire. More information

Monday
Jan 12
Clinton, IA: 1 person received minor injuries when an explosion damaged a grain elevator. More information

Monday
Jan 12
McMinnville, OR: 4 workers were injured in an explosion at a steel mill. More information

Sunday
Jan 11
Mannheim, Germany: Although fitted with a modern fire extinguishing system, a hygienic paper factory was almost destroyed by a fire that started in a cotton wool store. More information

Sunday
Jan 11
Cameron, TX: A train carrying flammable and toxic chemicals derailed forcing evacuation of 75 residents and closing 2 roads. A small chemical leak was contained. More information

Sunday
Jan 11
Port Neches, TX: 4 workers were injured in an explosion at a propylene oxide plant. More information

Friday
Jan 09
West Auckland, UK: Furniture factory and shop fire resulted in death to a worker using an angle grinder to cut a container when the contents ignited. More information

Thursday
Jan 08
Kansas City, MO: 2 men welding a tank likely sparked an asphalt plant fire. No injuries and firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. More information

Thursday
Jan 08
Milford, DE: Fire in part of a grain elevator complex destroyed a building and tons of stored sunflower seeds. No injuries reported. More information

Wednesday
Jan 07
Houston, TX: Warehouse spread from office to storage facility. No injuries. More information

Tuesday
Jan 06
Conway, AR: At least 2 people were injured by explosions at chemical plant. Nearby schools and businesses were evacuated. More information

Tuesday
Jan 06
Lybrook, N.M.: A fire at a natural gas processing plant temporarily shut down area traffic. More information

Monday
Jan 05
Delfzijl, Netherlands: Chemical plant maintenance work caused a chlorine leak, fire crews used water cannons to disperse the chlorine, no injuries reported. More information

Saturday
Jan 03
St. Hyacinthe, Quebec: Nearby residents were evacuated when smoke began pouring from a herbicide factory. More information

Friday
Jan 02
Anderson, SC: 5 people injured rubber mixing room fire at tire factory. More information

Saturday
Dec 13
Aurelius Township, MIA fire that started from a leak in a tanks burner tube took nearly fours hours to put our. There were no injuries. More information

Saturday
Dec 13
Benicia, CAA leak of gas oil was discovered in an above ground pipeline. A company spokesman said the spill was less than 750 barrels. More information

Friday
Dec 12
Oberenfelden, Switzerland One person was seriously injured during an explosion that destroyed a bakery. More information

Friday
Dec 12
Caen, France 1,110 workers were evacuated after a major fire an electronic components factory caused a thick cloud of smoke over the region. A spokesman said the fire broke out after an explosion in a fabricating unit. More information

Wednesday
Dec 10
Bremen, Germany Fifty-two people were injured in a chlorine gas release after caustic bleach solution was inadvertently mixed with hydrochloric acid. More information

Saturday
Dec 06
Temple, OK Two people were burned after two gasoline storage tanks exploded while the plant manager and owner were checking levels in one of the tanks. Fumes were ignited and touched off the explosion. Nearby residents were evacuated. More information

Friday
Dec 05
Premont, TX Two workers were injured during an explosion at a plant near Corpus Christi. The employees were believed to have been working near a 400-barrel saltwater tank when it exploded. More information

Thursday
Dec 04
Tracy, CA Thousands of gallons of crude oil spilled across farmland after a worker accidentally struck a pipeline with a tilling machine. More information

Tuesday
Dec 02
Avonmouth, UK An explosion and fire in a freezer at a chemical company caused a radiation leak. Firefighters put out the fire and decontaminated the area. About 75 workers were sent home. More information

Sunday
Nov 30
Soni No Chawl,India Anhydrous ammonia leaked from a pipe in an ice factory.There were no injuries. More information

Saturday
Nov 29
Perryville,TN A boat sank in the Tennessee River spilling almost 400 gallonsof diesel fuel. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Midland,TX Crude oil tanks exploded on a lease near Midland due toan electrical spark. A field superintendent said that about 640 barrelsof oil, three stock tanks, three water tanks and some equipment were destroyed. More information

Saturday
Nov 22
Alberta,Canada A man working inside a natural gas station escaped unhurtwhen it exploded and destroyed the building. The cause of the blast isunder investigation. More information

Saturday
Nov 22
Meraux, LA A refinery experienced a small fire in a new hydrocracker unit. More information

Tuesday
Nov 18
RichardsBay, Africa Workers were evacuated from an industrial complexwhen smoke from a fire at the citys landfill engulfed the area. More information

Saturday
Nov 15
Veracruz,Mexico Eight workers were injured, two seriously when theywere cleaning a pressure valve and a spark ignited an explosion. More information

Saturday
Nov 15
Taman Bersatu,Malaysia Three children, two of whom are sons of a firefighter,were injured in an explosion at a factory after one of the three threwa firecracker that hit three unlabelled barrels containing what is believedto have been kerosene. More information

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