Incident Logs


Sunday
Mar 16
Port Kembla, Australia - A steelworks after an overhead coal trolley was ignited by a gas flare. Only minor injuries were reported during the power outage which triggered an automatic burn-off of excess gas near a coking oven. More information

Sunday
Mar 16
Singapore> - An explosion while disposing of live ammunition on a military range killed 2 demolition company employees and injured 3 others. More information

Saturday
Mar 15
Blendon Township, MI - A fire ripped through a steel plant destroying the building and its contents after dust in a machine sparked flames. More information

Saturday
Mar 15
Gloucestershire, UK - Fire broke out in a warehouse at a chemical factory that processes bitumen to make road surfaces. More information

Saturday
Mar 15
West Deptford, NJ - A fire seriously damaged a chemical plant, sending four firefighters to the hospital. The fire was brought under control 6 hours later, but firefighters were forced to return when it rekindled. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. More information

Friday
Mar 14
Swanton, OH - A fire at an auto parts company that may have started from fumes caused an estimated $200,000, officials said. Employees had been working on a fuel pump in the shop while another worker was welding when the fire broke out. More information

Friday
Mar 14
Bethlehem Township, PA - An intense fire fueled by highly combustible rolls of carpet engulfed an attached warehouse of a flooring business. More information

Friday
Mar 14
Newton, NJ - A truck loaded with propane exploded at an energy company sparking a massive fire and evacuation of about 100 residents. The cause of the explosion was not immediately known. More information

Thursday
Mar 13
Elkhart, IN - An early morning fire did little damage to a factory by destroyed some of the products made there. Officials said the factorys sprinkler system contained the fire. More information

Thursday
Mar 13
Philippines - Fire destroyed a 308 ton cargo ship. Fire department hoses could not reach the ship. Officials said the fire started in the ships engine room. There were no injuries. More information

Wednesday
Mar 12
Yeochon, South Korea> - One person died after an explosion at a styrene tank. The tank was being cleaned when the explosion occurred. More information

Tuesday
Mar 11
Rockford, IL - Firefighters battled a blaze at a chemical company for 9 hours after a fire started on a machine inside the east portion of the company. More information

Tuesday
Mar 11
Aurora, NC - A sulfuric acid leak sent 9 workers to the hospital for treatment. Officials dont yet know what caused the leak. More information

Monday
Mar 10
Burton, SC - Fire broke out at an artificial marble manufacturing plant. Chemicals made the fire hotter and the smoke more dangerous. 45 firefighter were hospitalized and all but 2 were treated and released. More information

Monday
Mar 10
Nanhai, China> - Five people were killed and 23 injured when an explosion ripped through a chemical factory. The explosion left a pit 200 ft. in diameter and 13 feet deep. More information

Monday
Mar 10
Merseyside, UK - A tank containing liquid carbon monoxide ruptured causing a major road to be closed. More information

Sunday
Mar 09
Yonkers, NY - About 8,000 liters of dilute hydrochloric acid spilled at a sugar refinery. The acid spilled on the 10th floor of the plants processing building and leaked all the way to the 8th floor. The fire dept. and workers were able to contain the spill. More information

Saturday
Mar 08
Jiangsu Province, China> - Six people were killed and two injured in an explosion at a four bleaching plant. The blast occurred in a workshop. More information

Thursday
Mar 06
Wytheville, VA - A tractor-trailer carrying liquid ammonium nitrate, blasting caps and boosters crashed spilling part its load and causing the shutdown of the highway for ten hours. More information

Wednesday
Mar 05
Suffolk, UK> - Two men died in a confined space accident when they became trapped inside the tank they were cleaning. More information

Tuesday
Mar 04
Auckland, New Zealand - Several buildings were evacuated following a chemical spill when a container of nitric acid burst at a powder coating plant. More information

Monday
Mar 03
Cohoes, NY - Official believe a failed temperature sensor allowed a solution used in a papermaking process to overheat causing a minor chlorine leak at a paper mill. There were no injuries. More information

Friday
Feb 28
Pampano Beach, FL - The fuel tank on a large boat being worked on outside a metal fabrication plant exploded and caught fire injuring one worker. More information

Wednesday
Feb 26
Netherley, UK - More than 20 firefighters were called to a plastics factory due to an explosion and fire. Officials said the explosion was caused when a chemical cylinder containing acetylene caught fire at the factory. More information

Tuesday
Feb 25
Holland Township, MI - Four oil tanker trucks were involved in a fire at an oil company. Four people received minor injuries including 2 fire fighters. The cause in unknown. More information

Tuesday
Feb 25
St. Paul Park, MN - A fire broke out at a refinery in the pipe rack of the alkylation unit. Plant official were not sure but believed it was caused by a rupture in a pipeline inside the refinery. More information

Tuesday
Feb 25
Johnson City, TN - An explosion in a sawdust bin at a flooring plant caused a lot of flame and smoke but no injuries or serious damage. The bin was collecting dust from the plant when the sawdust was ignited by a spark. More information

Tuesday
Feb 25
London, UK - Firefighters spent several hours battling a blaze at a factory. The fire destroyed dozens of pallets of wrapping paper and other products. More information

Monday
Feb 24
Daxian County, China - An explosion at a chemical plant left 2 dead and 4 injured. The explosion occurred when workers were trying to dredge a jammed blast furnace, a spokesman said. More information

Monday
Feb 24
Shelton, CT - Aided by extinguishers and a sprinkler system, employees were able to caontain a fire that began in the welding shop area of a manufacturing plant until fire fighters arrived. Fire officials estimate the damages at $25,000. More information

Sunday
Feb 23
Gulfport, MS - An anhydrous ammonia leak from a chemical plant forced the evacuation of 8 hotels in the area. More information

Sunday
Feb 23
Matherville, IL - Three fire departments battled a fire that destroyed a factory that makes metal parts. A spokesman said the cause of the fire has not been determined. More information

Sunday
Feb 23
Fire fighters spent hours dousing a blaze at a wood products plant only to have it flare up again hours later. More information

Friday
Feb 21
New York, NY - Two people were killed and 1 injured in an explosion at an oil and gas facility on Staten Island. A few residents near the plant were evacuated. More information

Friday
Feb 21
Midland, TX - A chemical fire forced residents to evacuate a neighborhood in south Midland. There was one minor injury caused by the fire. More information

Friday
Feb 21
San Diego, CA - A mixture of trash, plastic and wood pallets created a fire that burned for more than 5 hours at a recycling plant. More information

Friday
Feb 21
Marrero, LA - An explosion at an oil field service business injured an employee. The cause of the explosion is under investigation. More information

Thursday
Feb 20
Corbin, KY - An explosion at a plant manufacturing acoustic and thermal insulation products injured at least 44 people. More information

Thursday
Feb 20
Rossville, NY - Propane from a leaking valve caught fire in a scrap metal yard. There were no injuries and no other damage. More information

Saturday
Feb 15
Harbin, China - One person was killed and 29 other were poisoned when a gas pipeline burst outside 2 buildings in the residential quarters of a light-alloy processing plant. More information

Friday
Feb 14
Cliffside, GA - A textile plant worker was critically burned after he was splattered with a release of dye, chemicals and water. More information

Thursday
Feb 13
Ontario, Canada - Twenty-seven freight cars carrying methanol gas and styrene derailed at a crossing northwest of Toronto. A rail spokesman said hazardous chemicals were leaking from the cars and officials ordered about 180 people to evacuate. More information

Thursday
Feb 13
Penrith, Australia - A copper pipe factory was evacuated after fire spread through a large section of the structure. More information

Thursday
Feb 13
Catlettsburg, KY - A piece of malfunctioning equipment sent a cloud of what appeared to be smoke spewing into the air from a petroleum facility. Plant officials said the clouds chemical makeup will not pose a serious health risk to residents. More information

Wednesday
Feb 12
La Couture Boussey, France - A fire destroyed a clarinet factory and caused at least $1.8 million in damages. A spokesman for the company said the cause of the fire was not known. More information

Tuesday
Feb 11
Slocomb, AL - Fire erupted at a farm-supply store housing dangerous chemicals, prompting the evacuation of the entire town. No injuries were reported. More information

Tuesday
Feb 11
Silver Bay, MN - The main natural gas line serving Silver Bay ruptured and exploded and caused the closure of Hiway 61 between Beaver Bay and Silver Bay. More information

Tuesday
Feb 11
Szombathely, Hungary - Fourteen people were injured (2 seriously) in a blast at a small factory producing car parts. The cause of the blast is not yet known. More information

Tuesday
Feb 11
Dallas, TX - A 4-alarm fire at a dairy plant sent plumes of smoke billowing from the plant and caused a large hole in the roof. The cause of the blaze is unknown at this time. More information

Tuesday
Feb 11
Benson, NC - A circuit breaker box flashover at a plant injured a worker. More information

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