Incident Logs


Thursday
Aug 07
Albany, TX:A wildfire involving 8,400 acres threatened a natural gas plant in itspath. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Melbourne, Australia:Firefighters fought a pine furniture factory fire nearly 2 hours. Flameswere fed by LPG and flammable liquids. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
San Jose, CA:An explosion involving a large quantity of rocket fuel destroyed a three story steel frame building at a rocket manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Mendota, IL:A 5-alarm fire at a tool manufacturing facility was extinguished withno injuries after nearly 12 hours of fire fighting. More information

Thursday
Aug 07
Halifax, Nova Scotia:A dust explosion blew out the side of a grain elevator. The blast forcedhundreds from their homes. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Cleveland, OH:A blast furnace fire involving hydrogen sulfide was reported at an aluminumplant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Salt Lake City:A former power company employee pled guilty to planting a bomb that damageda substation, disrupting the Winter Olympics and causing a fire at anoil refinery. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Hampton, VA:Fire broke out in the aluminum dust collector at a cylinder manufacturingplant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Plover, WI:A worker doing welding work was hospitalized with burns from a fire atan ethanol plant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Easthampton, MA:Flames from a galvanized steel mixer at a nonwoven textile plant wereextinguished within 30 minutes. Water damage from sprinklers was extensive. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Bradford, U.K.:A blaze that began as an equipment fire destroyed a plastics factory. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Cleveland, OH:A blast furnace fire involving hydrogen sulfide was reported at an aluminumplant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Salt Lake City:A former power company employee pled guilty to planting a bomb that damageda substation, disrupting the Winter Olympics and causing a fire at anoil refinery. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Hampton, VA:Fire broke out in the aluminum dust collector at a cylinder manufacturingplant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Plover, WI:A worker doing welding work was hospitalized with burns from a fire atan ethanol plant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Easthampton, MA:Flames from a galvanized steel mixer at a nonwoven textile plant wereextinguished within 30 minutes. Water damage from sprinklers was extensive. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Benicia, CA:An oily vapor released from an asphalt plant coated cars parked in thevicinity and temporarily shut down the plant. More information

Wednesday
Aug 06
Bradford, U.K.:A blaze that began as an equipment fire destroyed a plastics factory. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
London, UK: A4-story factory reported fire on all floors and in a 1-ton stack of woodenpallets. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Brook Park, OH:Fire broke out at a casting plant when fluid leaking from a hydraulicline was ignited by hot metal. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Bardstown, KY:A massive fire at a bourbon distillery warehouse that destroyed 800,000gallons of liquor was blamed on lightning. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Verdi, NV:Concern about toxic fumes from a metals plant fire forced the closingof an interstate highway. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
London, UK: A4-story factory reported fire on all floors and in a 1-ton stack of woodenpallets. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Brook Park, OH:Fire broke out at a casting plant when fluid leaking from a hydraulicline was ignited by hot metal. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Bardstown, KY:A massive fire at a bourbon distillery warehouse that destroyed 800,000gallons of liquor was blamed on lightning. More information

Tuesday
Aug 05
Verdi, NV:Concern about toxic fumes from a metals plant fire forced the closingof an interstate highway. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Jersey City, NJ:A hospital emergency room shut down for evaluation after a victim withburns from an unknown chemical was treated. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Batavia, IL:A plastics plant lost production for an entire shift due to a fire blamedon a short circuit. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Fitchburg, WI:A false alarm indicating a gas leak resulted in the evacuation of a scientificinstruments manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Marion, OH:4 polypropylene tanks were damaged in an explosion at a plant specializingin galvanized metal. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Jersey City, NJ:A hospital emergency room shut down for evaluation after a victim withburns from an unknown chemical was treated. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Batavia, IL:A plastics plant lost production for an entire shift due to a fire blamedon a short circuit. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Fitchburg, WI:A false alarm indicating a gas leak resulted in the evacuation of a scientificinstruments manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Aug 04
Marion, OH:4 polypropylene tanks were damaged in an explosion at a plant specializingin galvanized metal. More information

Friday
Aug 01
Fulda, Germany:A multi-million dollar fire fueled by lacquer and other chemicals brokeout while welding was being done at a textile plant. More information

Friday
Aug 01
Muncie, IN:A smokey fire that destroyed a tire recycling plant took three days toextinguish. A turf war between neighboring fire departments affected theinitial response. Investigators later ruled that the fire was arson. More information

Friday
Aug 01
Fulda, Germany:A multi-million dollar fire fueled by lacquer and other chemicals brokeout while welding was being done at a textile plant. More information

Friday
Aug 01
Muncie, IN:A smokey fire that destroyed a tire recycling plant took three days toextinguish. A turf war between neighboring fire departments affected theinitial response. Investigators later ruled that the fire was arson. More information

Thursday
Jul 31
Bhadravathi, India: 7 died and 9 injured when a malfunction in a furnace caused an explosion in a steel plant oxygen converter. The dead included 2 members of senior management. More information

Wednesday
Jul 30
Phoenix, AZ: A pipeline bringing gasoline from Texas ruptured between Phoenix and Tucson, spilling 12,000 gallons of fuel. Continuing pipeline problems would resulted in shortages in August. More information

Wednesday
Jul 30
New York, NY: 3 power plant workers were overcome by fumes from a chemical spill. More information

Wednesday
Jul 30
Wuxi City, China: A lightning strike is being blamed for a factory explosion that killed 4 and injured 4 others. Equipment was being cleaned with gasoline at the time of the blast. More information

Wednesday
Jul 30
Fitchburg, MA: A fire fueled by 7,000 wooden pallets at a pallet factory required more than 1 million gallons of water to extinguish. More information

Wednesday
Jul 30
Hoo Marina, U.K.: 2 workers received severe burns in a fire at an acid plant. The fire led to a hydrochloric acid spill. More information

Tuesday
Jul 29
Barisal, Bangladesh: A gas cylinder exploded at an ice factory, killing 1 person and injuring 70 others. Flames ensued after the blast took the roof off the factory. Toxic fumes hampered rescue operations. More information

Tuesday
Jul 29
Xinji City, China: 29 workers died and more than 100 were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory. More information

Tuesday
Jul 29
Rochester, MA: Fire brought down a roof at an incinerator plant. More information

Tuesday
Jul 29
Boise, ID: A worker at a microchip plant was deconned after exposure to ammonia hydroxide. More information

Tuesday
Jul 29
Chandler, AZ: 3 workers were overcome by chlorine gas after a manufacturing process for etching semiconductors went out of balance. More information

Monday
Jul 28
Midhurst, Ontario: Nearly 500 residents were evacuated after a blaze producing fireballs and thick smoke broke out at an environmental services company. More information

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