Incident Logs


Thursday
Apr 12
Brooklyn, N.Y.: An outdoor rubbish fire communicated to a one-story factory building. More information

Thursday
Apr 12
Milford, CN: A partition fire was reported at a large power plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 12
Lake Mills, WI: More than a million chickens narrowly missed being prematurely cooked when fire destroyed most of an egg processing plant. More information

Thursday
Apr 12
Bicudo Oil Field, Brazil: An uncontrolled blowout on an offshore oil rig forced the evacuation of 80 workers and spilled more than 3,400 gallons of crude oil. No fire or explosion was reported. More information

Thursday
Apr 12
Near Brantley Lake State Park, N.M.: Three workers were injured, one critically, when an oil rig blew out and burst into flames. More information

Wednesday
Apr 11
Rivne, Ukraine: A construction crane fell across six electrical cables at a nuclear power plant, damaging two transformersand leading to an automatic shutdown of two reactors. More information

Wednesday
Apr 11
Imazucho, Japan: About 600 kilograms of antimony trioxide fell from a transport truck as the driver made a sharp turn. Cleanup closed the highway for four hours. More information

Wednesday
Apr 11
Rivne, Ukraine: A construction crane fell across six electrical cables at a nuclear power plant, damaging two transformersand leading to an automatic shutdown of two reactors. More information

Wednesday
Apr 11
Imazucho, Japan: About 600 kilograms of antimony trioxide fell from a transport truck as the driver made a sharp turn. Cleanup closed the highway for four hours. More information

Wednesday
Apr 11
Grand Island, MI: A gasoline tanker caught fire when excess oil and grease inm an emply tank ignited at an equipment shop. Employees were welding when the fire started. The tanker was destroyed and the building suffered extensive damage. More information

Tuesday
Apr 10
Katchi Abadi, Pakistan: More than 40 people were injured when a boiler at a refinery exploded. Water was being boiled inside to clean the vessel at the time of the blast. More information

Tuesday
Apr 10
Conway, KS: An accidental release of ethane, propane and butane from a natural gas facility forced an area evacuation. Work crews identified and repaired the leak. More information

Tuesday
Apr 10
South Amboy, N.J.: A working fire was reported at a plastics plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 10
Katchi Abadi, Pakistan: More than 40 people were injured when a boiler at a refinery exploded. Water was being boiled inside to clean the vessel at the time of the blast. More information

Tuesday
Apr 10
Conway, KS: An accidental release of ethane, propane and butane from a natural gas facility forced an area evacuation. Work crews identified and repaired the leak. More information

Tuesday
Apr 10
South Amboy, N.J.: A working fire was reported at a plastics plant. More information

Monday
Apr 09
Saint Nicolaas, Aruba: A major fire burned nearly 12 hours at a 280,000-barrel a day refinery. Three employees were injured. Limited production has since been restored. More information

Monday
Apr 09
Bellville, TX: Several acetylene gas cylinders exploded at a storage depot. No injuries were reported. More information

Monday
Apr 09
Edinburgh, UK: A fire that destroyed 12 transport trucks at a depot is being treated as suspicious by police. More information

Monday
Apr 09
Saint Nicolaas, Aruba: A major fire burned nearly 12 hours at a 280,000-barrel a day refinery. Three employees were injured. Limited production has since been restored. More information

Monday
Apr 09
Bellville, TX: Several acetylene gas cylinders exploded at a storage depot. No injuries were reported. More information

Monday
Apr 09
Edinburgh, UK: A fire that destroyed 12 transport trucks at a depot is being treated as suspicious by police. More information

Sunday
Apr 08
Old Monroe, MO: An anhydrous ammonia leak at a fertilizer plant caused a three-hour evacuation of more than 200 nearby residents. The leak was blamed on thieves who were probably interested in the ammonia as an ingredient in making illegal metamphetamines. More information

Sunday
Apr 08
Old Monroe, MO: An anhydrous ammonia leak at a fertilizer plant caused a three-hour evacuation of more than 200 nearby residents. The leak was blamed on thieves who were probably interested in the ammonia as an ingredient in making illegal metamphetamines. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Aceh Province, Indonesia: An explosion ignited a fire that extensively damaged facilities at a natural gas field. The field had been closed in 2002 due to terrorist attacks over the last two years. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Bydgoszcz, Poland: A teenager was rushed to the hospital after touching high-tension power lines at a local sub-station, seriously injuring himself and short-circuiting the local power supply. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Oxnard, CA: A gasoline tanker that skidded on a rain-slick freeway exploded when it struck a concrete pillar. The freeway was closed to traffic for three hours. The driver sustained third-degree burns on his arms. More information

Saturday
Apr 07
Oxnard, CA: A gasoline tanker that skidded on a rain-slick freeway exploded when it struck a concrete pillar. The freeway was closed to traffic for three hours. The driver sustained third-degree burns on his arms. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Cottage Grove, WA: More than 250 gallons of hydrofluoric acid spilled from a truck parked beside an interstate highway. The interstate was closed for eight hours and 1,840 school student evacuated from the area. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Greenlead, KS: An explosion in a concrete pit below a grain elevator sent a fireball through a hallway and into a feed room, injuring two workers. A wall of the feed room was blown out. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Lewisport, KY: A worker was killed as the result of a boiler explosion or pipe eruption. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: A small fire in a vacuum distillation unit did not affect production at a 100,000 barrel a day refinery. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Cottage Grove, WA: More than 250 gallons of hydrofluoric acid spilled from a truck parked beside an interstate highway. The interstate was closed for eight hours and 1,840 school student evacuated from the area. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Greenlead, KS: An explosion in a concrete pit below a grain elevator sent a fireball through a hallway and into a feed room, injuring two workers. A wall of the feed room was blown out. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Lewisport, KY: A worker was killed as the result of a boiler explosion or pipe eruption. More information

Friday
Apr 06
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: A small fire in a vacuum distillation unit did not affect production at a 100,000 barrel a day refinery. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
Covington, KY: Fire flashed over into a ventilation system filling a plastics factory with smoke. Employees were evacuated for nearly two hours. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
O’Fallon, MO: Heat from a paint oven ignited dust particles used to coat parts for refrigerators, resulting in a two-alarm fire. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
Covington, KY: Fire flashed over into a ventilation system filling a plastics factory with smoke. Employees were evacuated for nearly two hours. More information

Thursday
Apr 05
O’Fallon, MO: Heat from a paint oven ignited dust particles used to coat parts for refrigerators, resulting in a two-alarm fire. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Rantoul, IL: A building at a waste disposal facility was destroyed when bales of recycled cardboard outside burned. More information

Wednesday
Apr 04
Rantoul, IL: A building at a waste disposal facility was destroyed when bales of recycled cardboard outside burned. More information

Tuesday
Apr 03
Green Bay, WI: A collision between a pickup truck and a gasoline tanker truck resulted in a firey explosion at an industrial park. Four people were killed. More information

Tuesday
Apr 03
Glendale, AZ: Fire destroyed a building at a plant specializing in polymer flooring. Fire officials said only the mixing area was equipped with a sprinkler system. More information

Tuesday
Apr 03
Glendale, AZ: Fire destroyed a building at a plant specializing in polymer flooring. Fire officials said only the mixing area was equipped with a sprinkler system. More information

Monday
Apr 02
Ashwaubenon, WI: A business jet crashed into a milk bottling plant, setting off an explosion and fire. Seven plant workers were hospitalized, three with critical burns. The pilot, alone aboard the jet, was killed. More information

Monday
Apr 02
Kobe, Japan: Two workers were asphyxiated while checking tanks aboard a gravel-tranport ship. A notice chalked on the tank read “oxygen not yet checked.” More information

Monday
Apr 02
Los Angeles, CA: A former refinery employee plead innocent to planning to blow up the facility. The FBI found an assault rifle, ammunition and bomb making literature at his home. More information

Monday
Apr 02
Kobe, Japan: Two workers were asphyxiated while checking tanks aboard a gravel-tranport ship. A notice chalked on the tank read “oxygen not yet checked.” More information

Monday
Apr 02
Los Angeles, CA: A former refinery employee plead innocent to planning to blow up the facility. The FBI found an assault rifle, ammunition and bomb making literature at his home. More information

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