Incident Logs


Monday
Feb 12
Lafayette, PA: An explosion in a sawdust silo started a fire that spread throughout a wood products plant. Three workers died and two others suffered burns. Firefighters fought the blaze for 36 hours. More information

Monday
Feb 12
Brooksville, FL: A worker overcome by a runaway chemical reaction at a hazardous waste disposal site was rushed to the hospital by private car. Hospital personnel spent the next three hours trying to decontaminate the emergency room. At least 20 people were overcome. More information

Saturday
Feb 10
Dunkerque, France: A tanker carrying 18,000 tons of heavy oil and 25,000 tons of light oil ran aground while attempting to enter port. No product was released. More information

Saturday
Feb 10
Boone County, IN: An electrical fire spread throughout a plastics fabrication plant, destroying it. More information

Friday
Feb 09
Burlington City, N.J.: A worker was seriously burned and left in a coma after an electrical flash fire at a pipe plant. More information

Friday
Feb 09
Lubbock, TX: A repairman at a snack food plant died when he fell into a tank of unheated vegetable oil and drowned. He was repairing a float inside the tank. More information

Thursday
Feb 08
Boston, MA: One worker was injured in an explosion and fire at a chemical plant specializing in pharmaceuticals. More information

Thursday
Feb 08
Weedon Island, FL: More than 50,000 gallons of fuel spilled from a storage tank, but was captured by the surrounding dike before it could flow into Tampa Bay. More information

Thursday
Feb 08
Toledo, OH: Leaking hydrogen gas ignited causing a fire at a power plant. More information

Thursday
Feb 08
Rock Hill, N.C.: A worker suffered serious injuries when he was splashed by burning linseed oil during a fire at an ink plant. More information

Thursday
Feb 08
Honolulu, HA: An unusually large flare due to an overpressure condition at a refinery touched off several small brush fire nearby. The refinery continued to operate. More information

Thursday
Feb 08
Memphis, TN: A 50,000 gallon tank of dicyclopentadiene at a chemical plant caught fire, an explosion blowing the tank roof off. More information

Wednesday
Feb 07
Lexington County, S.C.: Environmental officials temporarily closed a chemical plant after a fire. More information

Tuesday
Feb 06
Mica Close, U.K.: Thirty-five people were injured after a spill of little more than a quart of titanium tetrachloride. The spill generated hydrogen chloride gas which escaped into the ventilation system, overcoming workers at a metal welding and fabrication company. More information

Tuesday
Feb 06
Strazske, Slovakia: One worker was killed and six others injured in an explosion involving nitrous oxide at a chemical factory. More information

Tuesday
Feb 06
Jupiter, FL: A roof worker suffered a concussion when a 50-pound propane tank exploded at an engine plant. He was struck by debris from the blast and hurled against a wall. More information

Monday
Feb 05
Melrose Park, IL: A former worker convicted of stealing from his employer forced his way into an engine plant and opened fire, killing five, including himself, and injuring four others. More information

Monday
Feb 05
Waldo, AR: A fire at a polyurethane plant produced toxic smoke that forced the cancellation of nearby sports events. More information

Monday
Feb 05
Cambria County, PA: Workers attempting to erect a scaffolding inside a power plant boiler were scalded in a steam explosion that killed one and injured three others. More information

Sunday
Feb 04
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan: Problems with an aging pipeline cut natural gas supplies to the city for almost 24 hours. More information

Saturday
Feb 03
San Orofre, CA: A fire in an electrical switching room caused major damage to a nuclear power plant when systems lubricating the plant turbine failed. In the midst of an ongoing power crisis the reactor may be off line for months. More information

Saturday
Feb 03
Compos Basin, Brazil: A fire aboard an offshore natural gas platform injured two workers. Early reports indicated a much bigger emergency. More information

Friday
Feb 02
Burns Harbor, IN: An explosion and fire at a steel plant killed two workers and injured five. Workers were attempting to repair a cracked valve on a gas pipe leading to the furnace. More information

Friday
Feb 02
Red Dear, Alberta: Two rail cars containing 30,000 gallons of anhydrous ammonia ruptured when a train derailed in an industrial park. A wind shift forced the evacuation of nearly 5,000 people for two days. More information

Friday
Feb 02
Westminter, MA: More than 100 gallons of toluene spilled from a mixing tank at a chemical plant but did not spread beyond the concrete dike. More information

Thursday
Feb 01
Kansas City, KS: An explosion at a hazardous waste treatment plant injured three firefighters and released nearly 8,000 gallons of inks, solvents and oils. An employee fled shortly before the blast when he heard noises coming from inside a storage tank. More information

Thursday
Feb 01
Richfield, OH: A routine truck safety inspection found a leak in a 400-gallon tank of organic peroxide. Police evacuated the area overnight. More information

Wednesday
Jan 31
KansasCity, KS: An explosionand fire at a hazardous waste treatment plant led to the release of about9,300 gallons of inks, solvent and oils. More information

Wednesday
Jan 31
Toledo,OH: An electrical fireat a power plant caused minimal damage. More information

Tuesday
Jan 30
LongBeach, CA: With powersupplies in the state critically low, a fire in an oil sump pump at apower plant shut down one of the plants gas-turbine generators. More information

Saturday
Jan 27
Adamstown,PA: A stubborn fire thatkept firefighters on the scene nearly 24 hours destroyed a 98-year-oldhosiery mill. More information

Friday
Jan 26
Orangeburg,S.C.: A fire resultingfrom an explosion at a chemical plant was quickly extinguished by theplant fire brigade. More information

Saturday
Jan 20
Cherryville,N.C.: Fire destroyed aclosed textile plant that dated back to the 1920s. More information

Friday
Jan 19
Lockport,N.Y.: A fire in a brazeoven at a thermal systems factory injured one worker and caused the temporaryevacuation of about 1,000 others. More information

Thursday
Jan 18
Veblen,S.D.: A fire damaged amanufacturing plant operated by the Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux tribe. More information

Wednesday
Jan 17
Philadelphia,PA: Five workers remainedhospitalized with respiratory injuries 24 hours after a hydrogen selenidecylinder failed. More information

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

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