Incident Logs


Monday
May 17
Chorley, UK: Fire crews spent 36 hours battling a fire at a rubber packaging factory. More information

Monday
May 17
Caro, MI: Firefighters spent 16 hour battling a fire at an ethanol plant that spread to a system of pipes, blowers, and heating elements. More information

Monday
May 17
Stockertown, PA: An employee at a plastics company slipped and fell into a container of water heated to about 180 degrees. More information

Sunday
May 16
Nanning, China: A bomb exploded while being cut upat a steel factory injuring 6 workers. More information

Sunday
May 16
Cattenom, Moselle, France: Electrical cables caught fire in the non-nuclear side of a nuclear power plant causing authorities to shut down the reactor. More information

Saturday
May 15
Laconia, NH: A fire in a wax machine at a casting plant was extinguished by sprinklers. More information

Saturday
May 15
Kapar, Malaysia: A fire started in the midsection of a glove manufacturer destroying the factory. More information

Friday
May 14
Tay Ninh, Vietnam: Dozens of workers were injured in a fire at a gas lighter manufacturing plant. More information

Friday
May 14
Chalmette, LA: A pump seal ignited in the crude unit of an oil refinery. More information

Friday
May 14
Glasgow, Scotland: Nine workers died in an explosion that destoryed a plastic plant More information

Thursday
May 13
Missisauga, Ontario: An explosion resulted when chemical plant workers mixed phosphoric acid with nitric acid. More information

Thursday
May 13
Heywood, UK: 30 firefighters extinguished a fire at an adhesive factory workshop. More information

Wednesday
May 12
Beijing, China: At least 20 construction workers were killed when the scaffolding around an industrial chimney collapsed. More information

Tuesday
May 11
Chaing Mai, Thailand: 1 employee and was killed and another was injured when a gas cylinder exploded at a factory because of heat generated while filling it. More information

Tuesday
May 11
Calipatria,CA: One person died when a truck hauling 10,000 poundsof dry sulfur overturned and caught fire. More information

Monday
May 10
Mississauga,Ontario: A gunman surrendered to police after he openedfire at a factory, killing 1 man and injuring 2 others. More information

Monday
May 10
High Point, N.C.: A fire in a 2,300 gallon tank closed a paint factory for three days. More information

Friday
May 07
Charlotte, NC: 150 fire-fighters worked to extinguish a chemical fire sparked by static electricity at a chemical plant. More information

Thursday
May 06
Zhengzhou, Beijing: 15 workers died and 19 others injured after a storage shelf collapsed at a cold storage facility. More information

Thursday
May 06
Hartford, WI: Sawdust used to heat a wood product plant sparked a fire that caused extensive damage. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Hamilton Township,NJ: A worker at a steel company was killed after beinghit in the head with a steel beam being moved by a crane. More information

Monday
May 03
Whyalla, Australia: A fire in a steel factory cooling tower caused $500,000 damage and was difficult for firefighters to extinguish. More information

Monday
May 03
New Caledonia, France: An explosion from a steam pressurized equipment in a chocolate factory left 2 workers dead. More information

Monday
May 03
Dhaka, Bangladesh: An electrical transformer exploded, causing 4,000 workers to rush for exits, killing at least 5 women. More information

Saturday
May 01
Duferco, Belgium: A high-pressure natural gas pipeline ruptured causing an explosion at a metal working plant. More information

Saturday
May 01
Lancaster New Era,PA: 4 workers at a floor plant are dead after a factoryexplosion and fire. More information

Friday
Apr 30
Putney, VT: A paper plant was evacuated after two chemicals accidentally mixed produced chlorine gas. More information

Wednesday
Apr 28
Boston, MA: A fire in an overheated press slowed production on a major metropolitan newspaper. More information

Sunday
Apr 25
Moscow, Russia: An explosion and fire at a refrigerated storage plant released an ammonia gas cloud. More information

Saturday
Apr 24
London, U.K.: Fire followed by an explosion did major damage to a plastics plant that had no sprinkler system in place. More information

Saturday
Apr 24
Sydney, Australia: 12 workers and several members of the public were evacuated from a sugar refinery following an explosion and fire in a silo. More information

Saturday
Apr 24
Tijuana, Taiwan: Lack of water hindered firefighters battling a plastics plant fire that produced heavy smoke. More information

Friday
Apr 23
Illiopolis, IL: An explosion at a plastics plant killed 4 people and critically injured 2 others. More information

Thursday
Apr 22
Ningbo City, China: 1 person died and another was injured during an explosion and fire caused by a chemical leak. More information

Thursday
Apr 22
Ryongchon, N. Korea: At least 154 people died and 1,300 were injured after a train carrying ammonium nitrate exploded in a station. More information

Thursday
Apr 22
Ulsan, S. Korea: A tank filled with low-pressure hydrogen exploded at a food manufacturing plant, killing 3 workers. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Kamisu, Japan: A fire at an oil refinery caused the shut down of the refinery and associated petrochemical plants. More information

Wednesday
Apr 21
Taizhou, China: 2 workers were killed in an explosion and fire after chemicals leaked at a pharmeceutical company. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Yanqui Town, China: 3 people died and 15 were treated after hydrogen cyanide leaked from a gold refining plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Nanchang City, China: 22 people were severely injured and hundreds showed symptoms of poisoning after a liquid chlorine tank at a chemical plant leaked. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Yangtze River, China: 2 workers are listed as missing and 4 others injured when an unloaded oil tanker exploded. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Jilin Province, China: 2 persons were killed and 2 injured in an naphtalene-fueled explosion and fire. More information

Monday
Apr 19
New Holstein, WI: An overturned tanker leaking ammonia forced the evacuation of nearby homes. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Saraburi Province, Thailand: 4 workers were killed and 4 injured in an explosion and fire at a cement factory. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Toms River, NJ: Explosions and fire rocked a gas warehouse. Explosions were felt as far as 20 miles away. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Guangdong Province, China: 3 people died and 2 were severely injured by an unidentified gas at an oil refinery. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Dover Township, N.J.: A series of spectacular explosions destroyed an oxygen supply company and two other businesses. More information

Sunday
Apr 18
Middleburo, MA: A 40-foot plume of ammonia gas released from a refrigeration plant prompted a nearby evacuation. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Coffeyville, KS: A worker attempting to cut coke out of a coker unit using high pressure water suffered severe injuries and later died. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Granite City, MO: 4 people were injured in an explosion at a steel mill bast furnace. 2 of the workers are listed in critical condition with severe burns. More information

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