Incident Logs


Tuesday
Jan 16
Phoenix,AZ: Thousands of gallonsof a hydrochloric acid mixture leaked from a holding tank at a metal platingplant, seeping into storm drains. More information

Tuesday
Jan 16
LosAngeles, CA: No injurieswere reported in a fire at a metal fabrication plant. More information

Monday
Jan 15
Stow,OH: A fire that did extensivedamage to a printing plant is under investigation as possible arson. More information

Saturday
Jan 13
Somerville,MA: No injuries were reportedin a three-alarm fire at a plant that makes plastic cups. More information

Saturday
Jan 13
Winston-Salem,N.C.: A fire heavily damageda mattress plant. More information

Friday
Jan 12
Cleveland,OH: A three-alarm firebroke out at a tire recycling plant that uses liquid nitrogen to breakdown rubber. More information

Friday
Jan 12
Atlanta,GA: A fire in a dust collectionsystem forced the evacuation of the production plant of a local newspaper.The late morning edition was cancelled. More information

Friday
Jan 12
Brisbane,Austrailia: An unexpectedreaction of chemicals released chlorine gas and carbon monoxide insidea soap-making plant, forcing evacuations. More information

Thursday
Jan 11
Corsicana,TX: Two tractor-trailerscollided and burst into flames with one spilling more than 2,500 gallonsof liquid aluminum sulphate into a creek. Neither driver was injured. More information

Thursday
Jan 11
Porter,IN: Fire broke out ina coal conveyor belt at a power plant. Local municipal and industrialfirefighters responded. More information

Tuesday
Jan 09
BowlingGreen, KY: Firefightersbattling a fire at a vacant recycling plant were buried by debris whenan explosion collapsed a brick wall. Injuries ranged from smoke inhalationto broken bones. More information

Tuesday
Jan 09
WestCity, IL: Flames eruptedwhen an oil rig hit a methane pocket in a closed mine. The fire threateneda 400-gallon propane tank nearby. More information

Tuesday
Jan 09
GrandePrairie, Alberta: A largequantity of hydrogen sulfide gas escaped during routine maintenance ona pipeline. More information

Monday
Jan 08
Bristol,PA: A five-alarm firedestroyed a wax factory. More information

Monday
Jan 08
Houston,TX: Firefighters fought12 hours to control a fire in a warehouse stocked with cork flooring materials.No water was available at the scene. More information

Monday
Jan 08
OldTown, ME: A spill of sodiumchlorate dripping from a 5,000 gallon tank of sulfuric acid required 20firefighters and additional haz mat personnel. More information

Monday
Jan 08
Bryan,TX: Two men were killed and a third wounded in a shooting at a chicken processing plant. More information

Monday
Jan 08
Duisberg,Germany: A series of explosionsdid extensive damage to a power plant. No injuries were reported. More information

Monday
Jan 08
LaPorte,TX: A flash fire in ahexane line left one worker at a chemical plant with burns around hisankles. More information

Monday
Jan 08
Sapulpa,OK: A leak in a meltingpot allowed molten glass to flood across the floor of a glass factory,igniting a fire. More information

Monday
Jan 08
Suffolk,VA: A tanker truck carrying6,000 gallons of anhydrous ammonia overturned, disrupting traffic muchof the day. The liquid was safely transferred to another vehicle. More information

Sunday
Jan 07
Truthor Consequences, N.M.:An 18,000 gallon propane tank exploded when it was struck by a runawaypickup truck. A three-block area was devastated, including a half dozenmobile homes. More information

Sunday
Jan 07
Thomasville,N.C.: Fire destroyed muchof a 15,000-square-foot furniture factory. Firefighters brought the blazeunder control within an hour. More information

Sunday
Jan 07
Sauget,IL: About 6,000 gallonsof flammable monochlorobenzene spilled into the soil at a chemical plant. More information

Sunday
Jan 07
Himeji,Japan: Three workerswere killed and a fourth critically injured when a production machineat a steel casting plant exploded, showering them with molten metal. More information

Sunday
Jan 07
Harrison,N.J.: Firefighters rescueda man trapped in a tank used to store flammable and corrosive materials. More information

Saturday
Jan 06
Sydney,Australia: Fire destoyeda factory and spread to an adjacent building. More information

Saturday
Jan 06
Springfield,MO: A worker guildinga crane operator was killed when an air circulation unit being liftedfell, crushing him. More information

Saturday
Jan 06
HenricoCounty, VA: A fire wasreported at a packaging plant. More information

Friday
Jan 05
Dearborn,MI : A series of explosionin a blast furnace spread molten metal across the furnace room floor ata giant car making complex. The same complex was the site of a February1999 boiler explosion that killed six. More information

Thursday
Jan 04
Peculiar,MO: A pipeline explosionsent flames shooting more than 100 feet into the sky. More information

Thursday
Jan 04
Everett,MA: One worker diedand two others were severely burned in an electrical substation fire. More information

Wednesday
Jan 03
Chelsea,MA : Thirteen workersat a food processing plant fell ill to carbon monoxide fumes. A propane-fueledforklift was being used in a confined refrigeration unit. More information

Wednesday
Jan 03
Chicago,IL: Firefighters openedthe roof and used two handlines to battle a fire in a one-story factory. More information

Wednesday
Jan 03
Toledo,OH: Fire broke out inthe roof insulation of an automobile plant above an anti-corrosionbooth used in painting. More information

Wednesday
Jan 03
Chicago,IL: A fire departmenthazmat team dealt with a leaking 20,000 gallon tank of anhydrous ammonia. More information

Tuesday
Jan 02
Paterson,N.J.: A fire and severalexplosions were reported at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Jan 02
Perrysburg,OH: A small amount ofcutting oil caught fire at an automobile machining plant. Plant firefighterhandled the emergency. More information

Monday
Jan 01
BowlingGreen, KY: Five firefighterswere injured when a brick wall collapsed on them during a fire at a vacantrecycling plant. More information

Saturday
Dec 30
Pleasant, IN : A four-alarm fire involving two buildings broke out at a paint factory. More information

Friday
Dec 29
East Hereford, Quebec: An explosion at a natural gas compressor station drew firefighters from Canada and the U.S. More information

Friday
Dec 29
Jersey City, N.J.: Fire destroyed a large paper recycling plant and injured several firefighters who slipped on ice that froze from fire hose runoff. More information

Wednesday
Dec 27
Oguchi, Japan: A propane explosion damaged a testing laboratory at a plant specializing in gas appliances. More information

Wednesday
Dec 27
Shawnee, OH: A chemical company reported that a spill involving ethylenedaimine had been contained. More information

Monday
Dec 25
Douglas, WY: A propane leak sparked a series of explosions at an oil field service company. A 500-gallon tank of propane BLEVEd. More information

Monday
Dec 25
Garden City, N.J.: It took 18 hours to bring a fire at a beef packing plant under control. More information

Saturday
Dec 23
Philadelphia, PA : Fire was reported at a local oil refinery. More information

Friday
Dec 22
Philadelphia, PA: A fire at a gas works left nearly 5,000 people without heat. More information

Thursday
Dec 21
Philadelphia, PA: Thirteen cars of a 39-car freight train derailed, spilling thousands of gallons of sulfuric acid. A busy roadway remained closed throughout the day. More information

Thursday
Dec 21
Detroit, MI: A worker was killed when a hole being dug around a ruptured sewer pipe collapsed, tipping over a bulldozer. The bucket of the dozer hit the worker. Another worker and two firefighters were also injured. More information

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