Incident Logs


Monday
Jul 08
Sanyo, Japan: 2 men were injured in an explosion at a chemical factory. More information

Monday
Jul 08
Shandong, China: Liquid ammonia spilled from a burst pipe at a fertilizer plant, killing 13 people and injuring 11. More information

Monday
Jul 08
North Sea, Scotland: A generator aboard an off-shore oil rig exploded, prompting an evacuation. More information

Sunday
Jul 07
Shuaiba, Kuwait: A small fire broke out in a refinery storage tank used for water-oil wastewater. More information

Sunday
Jul 07
Baltimore, MD: Fire spread through a fish oil processing plant. More information

Sunday
Jul 07
Kampung Lembah Kinrara, Malaysia: Fire destroyed a plant that recycles plastic and polystyrene material. More information

Sunday
Jul 07
Seattle, WA: A main thoroughfare was closed for hours while crews tried to contain an ammonia leak at an ice cream plant. More information

Sunday
Jul 07
Shuaiba, Kuwait: A minor fire broke out in a refinery storage tank. More information

Saturday
Jul 06
Belgrade, MN: Fire heavily damaged a feed plant. More information

Saturday
Jul 06
East Joliet, IL: A fire was reported at a coal-fired power plant. More information

Saturday
Jul 06
Habikino, Japan: An explosion and fire rocked a can recycling plant, burning a 1,500 square foot storage area. More information

Saturday
Jul 06
Labadie, MO: A 3-alarm fire was reported at a large power plant. More information

Saturday
Jul 06
Lancashire, UK: 15 people including 7 firefighters were treated after a chemical fire at a factory. More information

Friday
Jul 05
Busan, S. Korea: An explosion at a bullet manufacturing plant killed 3 people. More information

Thursday
Jul 04
Canton, MA: Fire broke out at a power plant adjoining a rubber plant. More information

Thursday
Jul 04
Putten, The Netherlands: An explosion in 2 grain silos killed 2 workers. More information

Wednesday
Jul 03
St. Louis, MO: A chemical fire in a vat at a factory was quickly extinguished. More information

Wednesday
Jul 03
Sydney, Australian: About 250 people were evacuated after a factory complex caught fire. More information

Tuesday
Jul 02
Wolf Creek, AL: A fire at a battery recycling plant forced area evacuations. More information

Tuesday
Jul 02
Syracuse, N.Y.: An explosion at a specialty metals plant killed 1 worker. More information

Monday
Jul 01
Americus, GA: A chemical spill at a boat making plant sent three firefighters to the hospital. More information

Monday
Jul 01
Claymont, DE: Leaking acid at a chemical plant created a vapor cloud that threatened a neighboring petroleum refinery. More information

Monday
Jul 01
Fort Pierce, FL: A mechanical failure released a cloud of hydrochloric acid at a plastics plant. More information

Monday
Jul 01
Kochi, Japan: An explosion rocked a bleaching powder plant, causing chlorine to leak into the atmosphere. More information

Wednesday
Jun 26
Marlborough, MA: Asmall brush fire threatening new construction at an electronics plant was quicklyextinguished. More information

Tuesday
Jun 25
Groton, CN: Anexplosion in a drum of chemicals at a pharmaceutical plant injured five workers, twocritically. More information

Tuesday
Jun 25
Rayong, Thailand:An explosion at an industrial gas factory left one worker dead and another seriouslyinjured. Workers were pumping oxygen into a metal tank when the blast occurred. More information

Monday
Jun 24
Ellisville, MO: A plantspecializing in chemical storage tanks was extensively damaged by fire and ensuingexplosions. A cutting torch was in use at the time the fire broke out. More information

Monday
Jun 24
Reno, PA: Threeemployees were seriously burned when explosions and fire engulfed a propane supply plant. More information

Saturday
Jun 22
Douglas, WY: A propanetruck exploded as a gas plant. Subsequent flames led to two further blasts, but noinjuries were reported. More information

Thursday
Jun 20
Kingsville, Ontario: Astubborn fire at a plastics plant resulted in the evacuation of 2,000 residents nearby.Firefighters struggled with the blaze nearly 24 hours. More information

Wednesday
Jun 19
Fremont, CA: Atractor-trailer rig containing 3,000 pounds of nitric acid overtuned, shutting down afreeway for 14 hours. More information

Wednesday
Jun 19
Forrest City, AR: Ahospital and community college were evacuated after a tractor-trailer carrying chemicalsbegan smoking and caught fire. More information

Wednesday
Jun 19
Hamilton, New Zealand:A fire at a refrigeration plant resulted in a giant ammonia cloud release. More information

Wednesday
Jun 19
Hurlock, MD: An ammonialeak at a food processing plant forced the evacuation of hundreds of employees. More information

Wednesday
Jun 19
Kuttawa, KY: Firecaused minimal damage to the paint shop at a plastics plant. Plant operations weresuspended for several hours. More information

Wednesday
Jun 19
Zelezny Brod, CzechRepublic: One worker was killed and another injured in an explosion at a glassfactory. More information

Tuesday
Jun 18
Botwood, Newfoundland:One worker was injured when an explosion partially blew the roof off a one million gallongasoline storage tank. Workers were cleaning the interior at the time of the blast. More information

Monday
Jun 17
Rimbey, Alberta: A souroilwell blowout forced the evacuation of four homes. More information

Monday
Jun 17
Wanaque, N.J.: A workerat an aluminum powder plant suffered burns to his face and hands in a flash fire. Homesfor a surrounding eight blocks were evacuated. More information

Sunday
Jun 16
Rocklin, CA: Twoemployees at a particleboard plant were injured in an explosion and fire. The workers weretrapped in the fiber press pit, a sublevel beneath the fiberboard press. More information

Sunday
Jun 16
Tegucigalpa, Honduras:A chlorine leak at a label factory resulted in hospitalization for two adults and threeminors. More information

Saturday
Jun 15
Evansville, IN: A firein a large metal vessel being replaced at a plastic plant injured a contractor. A rubberlining in the vessel ignited. More information

Friday
Jun 14
Long Beach, CA:Lawmen shot and killed a former plastics plant worker who attacked current employees withflaming chemicals and a knife. More information

Friday
Jun 14
McDonald, PA: About 100people were evacuated from their homes after a hydrochloric acid spill at a chemical plantcreated a massive vapor cloud. The spill occurred when a 10,000 gallon tank collapsedwhile being filled. More information

Friday
Jun 14
Thief River Falls, MN:An explosion in the mechanical shop at a food processing plant injured two workers. More information

Thursday
Jun 13
Atchison, KS: Eightpeople suffered minor injuries in a casting plant fire. The fire stemmed from an explosionin a 20-ton furnace. More information

Thursday
Jun 13
Egan, MN: A smallanhydrous ammonia leak forced the evacuation of a bottling plant. More information

Thursday
Jun 13
Montreal, Quebec:Nearly 60 workers at a clothing manufacturer were treated after being overcome by sulfuricoxide vapors related to newly installed steam pipes. More information

Wednesday
Jun 12
Biloxi, MS: A foodprocessing plant was evacuated when 1,000 gallons of gasoline overflowed from a storagetank. More information

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