Incident Logs


Wednesday
Jun 01
Schramberg- Sulgen, Germany: About three people were injured when a fire broke out in the galvanizing plant of an electronics factory. More information

Wednesday
Jun 01
Huaibei , China : An explosion occurred at a chemical plant killing two workers. More information

Wednesday
Jun 01
Newark, CA: About 18,000 gallons of bittern was spilled along a shoreline at an industrial salt evaporation company. More information

Wednesday
Jun 01
Croydon, England: A fire heated a gas cylinder to the point of explosion at a carbon brush factory. More information

Wednesday
Jun 01
ClayTownship, PA: A fire of unknown cause broke out at a steel fabrication plant. More information

Wednesday
Jun 01
Chandigarh, India: A fire involving calcium carbide and paint thinner destroyed a chemical and paint shop. More information

Wednesday
Jun 01
Rushville, IN: A hydraulic system leaked and caught fire and caused major damage to a vehicle brake plant. More information

Tuesday
May 31
Lodi, CA: A fire started from a pile of recycled materials causing $40,000 damage at a recycling plant. More information

Tuesday
May 31
Boston, MA: Many roads and bridges were shut down due to an ammonia leak at a fish-processing plant. More information

Tuesday
May 31
Warffum , Netherlands : Two men were killed and one other injured when a gas condensate storage tank exploded at a petroleum plant. More information

Monday
May 30
Sydney, Australia: A tube used to exchange heat at a nickel plant failed resulting in a fire that caused the plant to lose more than 500 tons on nickel. More information

Saturday
May 28
Louth, Ireland: An explosion occurred while firefighters battled a fire that started at a tire recycling plant. More information

Saturday
May 28
La Fontane, KA: While drilling at a methane drilling rig, two workers were killed and several others injured when a pipe exploded. More information

Friday
May 27
Searcy, AR: A chemical fire broke out in a distiller machine that separates alcohol-based inks used for printing labels on bags at a plastic film packaging plant. More information

Friday
May 27
Tualatin, OR: A fire set a nearby vehicle ablaze at a paint shop warehouse resulting in multiple explosions and $1.5 million in damages. More information

Thursday
May 26
Green River, WY:Equipment at a phosphates plant allowed sulfur trioxide gas to escape causing residents to suffer respiratory problems. More information

Thursday
May 26
Fairfield, CA: About 300 gallons of sulfuric acid spilled inside a beverage can plant sending two employees to the hospital with respiratory complications. More information

Thursday
May 26
Ratnagiri , India : Three people were killed and four injured when a fire broke out at a PVC plant after a pipe connecting a column was dismantled during routine maintenance. More information

Thursday
May 26
Guanangzhou , China : Five people were killed when an explosion occurred at a shipyard during construction on the dockyard. More information

Wednesday
May 25
Moscow, Russia: Gas condensate was burnt up with a flaming installation during a power failure at an oil refinery. More information

Wednesday
May 25
Persian Gulf, Iran: About 700 tons of crude oil spilled into the Persian Gulf after two oil tankers collided. More information

Tuesday
May 24
Terminal Island, CA: A fire broke out at a scrap metal plant, sending out fumes that sickened residents. More information

Tuesday
May 24
Dahod, India: A freight train carrying ammonia leaked, resulting in the evacuation of passengers at a train station. More information

Tuesday
May 24
Kansas City, MO: Four workers at an ice cream plant were injured when the valve of an ammonia tank they were working on flew off. More information

Tuesday
May 24
Cairns, Australia: An oil line burst causing a fire in the engine room of a ship. More information

Tuesday
May 24
Tarchung City, Taiwan: At least nine people were killed when a fire broke out in a plastics factory that housed workers and their families. More information

Tuesday
May 24
Smethwick, UK: An incident involving an LPG bottle on a forklift caused an explosion that injured two employees at a metal processing plant. More information

Tuesday
May 24
Goryachi Klyuch, Russia: A small crack in a worn out pipe caused about 20 tons of oil to spill from an oil pipeline. More information

Monday
May 23
Kansas City, KS: A gas pipeline ruptured at a pipeline supply company leaking more than 18,000 gallons of fuel near a river causing traffic re-routes for the area. More information

Monday
May 23
Windsor, UK: A fire broke out at a recycling and waste plant. More information

Monday
May 23
Paris, TX: An employee at a safety products manufacturing plant was injured when a flash fire occurred when he tried to light a natural gas furnace. More information

Sunday
May 22
Tacoma, WA: A fire broke our in a kiln building causing $500,000 damage to a lumber processing plant. More information

Saturday
May 21
Arudy, France: A fire destroyed a chrome plating plant. More information

Saturday
May 21
Qatar: Electrical problems caused a fire at a carton factory destroying machinery and cartons. More information

Saturday
May 21
Perth, Australia: A tube in a heat exchange bundle failed in the acid area of a nickel plant causing a fire. More information

Saturday
May 21
Basel, Switzerland: An ammonia leak was repaired at a meat processing plant. More information

Saturday
May 21
Cheboygan, MI: While unloading a bundle of combustible material in the central pulping unit of a paper plant, a metal binding snapped, hit the cement and caused a fire. More information

Friday
May 20
Three Rivers, TX: A leak at a gas refinery caused the release of 10,000 pounds of carbon monoxide, 3,500 pounds of nitrogen monoxide, 500 pounds of sulfur dioxide, and 100 pounds of nitrogen dioxide resulting in flaring through the hydrocracking unit. More information

Friday
May 20
Anderson, SC: Equipment at a lawnmower manufacturing plant overheated, emitting smoke that caused employees to feel ill. More information

Friday
May 20
Hamilton, New Zealand: A fire broke out on a bitumen tanker on a major road. More information

Friday
May 20
LaVergne, TX: Heat from a mixing chute caused a conveyor belt on the mixing floor to catch fire at a rubber plant. More information

Friday
May 20
Thibodaux, LA: Welding sparks ignited nitro-parafins causing a fire at a chemical plant More information

Friday
May 20
Port Louis, Maritius: Equipment at a generating station failed causing heavy fuel oil to leak into a nearby canal. More information

Thursday
May 19
Port of Liverpool, UK: Four people were hurt when too much pressure built up in an auxiliary boiler at a combined cycle power plant, causing it to explode. More information

Thursday
May 19
Durban, S. Africa: A truck carrying about 20 tons of asbestos chrysotile overturned, spilling the substance on a major road. More information

Thursday
May 19
Tokyo, Japan: Three employees were injured when a fire broke out in the input gate of a disposal plant for industrial waste. More information

Thursday
May 19
Williston, ND: A lignite manufacturing plant shut down after a fire ignited in the electrical room. More information

Thursday
May 19
El Paso, TX: At least three fire fighters were injured in a fire at a recycling plant. More information

Thursday
May 19
Rockville, MD: Firefighters responded to a massive fire that broke out at a cement plant. More information

Thursday
May 19
Pittsgrove Twp., NJ: Two people were injured when about six gallons of acid used to clean equipment at industrial warehouse spilled. More information

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