Incident Logs


Wednesday
Mar 10
Miami Township, OH: A half-gallon container of nitric acid exploded with force sufficient to blow the doors off a safety cabinet at a paper mill. More information

Tuesday
Mar 09
Quincy, MA:A worker was severely burned in a flash fire while working on a catwalk at a refinery. He died two days later. More information

Tuesday
Mar 09
New Bedford, MA: At least one worker was injured when equipment exploded at a company that makes dye. More information

Sunday
Mar 07
Philadelphia, PA: Firefighters dealt with icy conditions in battling a five-alarm fire in a vacant four-story factory. It took nearly two hours to bring the fire under control. Five teenagers were later charged with reckless endangerment in connection with the fire. More information

Sunday
Mar 07
Plainwell, MI: An explosion caused by a ruptured natural gas line ignited a fire that could be seen 20 miles away. More information

Sunday
Mar 07
Lockland, OH: A warehouse at a vacant 80-year-old paper factory was gutted by fire. More information

Friday
Mar 05
Penrose, CO: A controlled burn to clear weeds got out of hand, resulting in an explosion that destroyed a model rocket plant. About 1,000 nearby residents were evacuated out of concern for toxic fumes. More information

Friday
Mar 05
Hutchinson, KS: A fire at a plant that makes wheat-straw particle board destroyed two warehouses. More information

Friday
Mar 05
San Onofre, CA: An emergency alert was called at a nuclear power plant when a worker found an object that looked like a pipe bomb. It was later determined that the pipe was left behind after recent maintenance work. More information

Friday
Mar 05
Smithfield, R.I.: Firefighters were concerned about runoff from a two-alarm fire at a plant that reconditions industrial barrels and drums. More information

Friday
Mar 05
LaRouche, IN: Firefighters were called in after workers failed to bring a fire at a three-story fertilizer plant under control. More information

Friday
Mar 05
New Haven, CT: An explosion triggered a fire in the ductwork in the roof of a factory. No injuries were reported. More information

Thursday
Mar 04
Anacortes, WA: Five contract workers were injured in an explosion in a polymerization unit at an oil refinery. Six workers died in an explosion at the same plant last November. More information

Thursday
Mar 04
San Jose, CA:A worker died from injuries suffered in February in a blast at a Hollister plant that makes small explosive devices. More information

Wednesday
Mar 03
Dinwiddie, VA: Sixteen people at a steel plant construction site were injured when a tornado struck without warning. More information

Wednesday
Mar 03
Phoenix, AZ: A three-alarm fire broke out in a paper recycling plant, causing a major traffic jam at rush hour. More information

Wednesday
Mar 03
Azusa, CA: An overturned tanker leaking liquid oxygen closed an interstate highway for nearly eight hours. More information

Wednesday
Mar 03
Potosi, MO: Fire damaged the packaging area of an egg processing plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 02
Circleville, OH: Three workers at a lamp plant were treated after becoming ill. Unidentified fumes were suspected but could not be confirmed. More information

Tuesday
Mar 02
River Edge, N.J.: Firefighters dangled upside down from ropes to rescue a construction worker trapped in mud when a trench collapsed. More information

Tuesday
Mar 02
Pendleton, Ontario: Swift winds made fire fighting difficult in a blaze that destroyed a manufacturing plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 02
Baton Rouge, LA: A power outage triggered a hydrogen chloride leak at a manufacturing plant. A community alert system automatically telephoned 500 residences to tell people to shelter in place. More information

Tuesday
Mar 02
Waynesburo, GA:A concrete plant worker was killed when he was pulled into the rollers of a conveyor belt. More information

Tuesday
Mar 02
Hartford, CT: Firefighters used dry chemical extinguishers to battle a combustible metal fire at a local plant. More information

Sunday
Feb 28
St. Clair, IL: A major fire broke out in a local factory and warehouse. More information

Friday
Feb 26
Saint-Pie, Quebec: One worker was killed and eight injured in an explosion at a small fireworks factory. A fire following the blast destroyed the factory building. More information

Friday
Feb 26
Daggett, CA: A 900,000-gallon storage tank containing hydraulic fluid located at a solar power plant exploded. No injuries were reported. More information

Friday
Feb 26
West Whiteland, PA: An explosion involving chemicals injured two workers at a local plant. More information

Friday
Feb 26
Southfield, MI: A utility worker suffered burns when a power surge unexpectedly charged an underground cable. The accident resulted in a small power blackout. More information

Friday
Feb 26
Arlington, TX: Firefighters rescued a construction worker buried under hundreds of pounds of dirt and clay at the bottom of a 30-foot hole. The worker was outside a trench safety box when loose shale knocked him down. More information

Friday
Feb 26
North Bonneville, WA: A natural gas pipeline exploded, causing a spectacular fire ball but no extensive damage on the ground. More information

Thursday
Feb 25
Springfield, MA: An explosion at a metal foundry blew out two cinder block walls and hurled debris as much as 80 yards. At least 12 people were hurt, some of them with serious burns. One of the injured later died. More information

Thursday
Feb 25
Grand Rapids, MI: A 30-foot fall at a chair plant left one worker paralyzed from a severe neck injury. A hook from an overhead conveyor belt snagged a hydraulic work platform, pulling it over. More information

Thursday
Feb 25
Houston, TX: A three-alarm fire triggered dozens of small explosions at a chemical plant. One person was injured. More information

Wednesday
Feb 24
Martinez, CA: Fourth workers died as the result of an explosion of an oil refinery tower. A maintenance crew in place on the 100-foot tower were trying to repair a pipe that was leaking naphtha. Survivors were left stranded above ground for nearly two hours. More information

Wednesday
Feb 24
Lemont, IN: A worker was listed in critical condition after being sprayed with hot oil during a fire in the crude oil unit of a local refinery. The worker had to be evacuated by helicopter. More information

Wednesday
Feb 24
Broward County, FL: A three-alarm fire spread through a transformer at a 850-megawatt municipal power plant. No power outages were reported. More information

Wednesday
Feb 24
Edmonton, Alberta: In a freak accident, a worker at a metal salvage company died after being caught on a conveyor belt and strangled by his own coveralls. More information

Wednesday
Feb 24
Manitowoc, WI: A sulfuric acid spill shut down an auto parts plant for nearly four hours and sent several employees to the hospital with breathing problems. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
Franklin, OH: One worker was seriously injured in an explosion at a paper company that was followed by a chemical release into the air. About nine hours later an unrelated fire broke out on the roof of the plant. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
Crestwood, IL: Two workers were injured when a cylinder of pressurized air exploded at a machine shop in an industrial park. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
Wapda, Pakistan: A fire broke out in a transformer at a power plant, injuring three workers. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
New York, N.Y.: Firefighters battling heavy smoke in a one-story factory building reported problems with the buildings roll down security doors. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
Rockland, MA: Fire broke out in the finishing room of a one-story factory. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
Lufkin, TX: A plant producing plywood burned in a massive fire. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
Whiting, IN: About 51,000 pounds of light coker gas oil sprayed from a refinery, prompting the owners to hand out free car-wash vouchers to people whose vehicles were splattered. More information

Tuesday
Feb 23
Manteca, CA: Firefighters dealt with a 20-foot-wide nitric acid spill that closed a busy street. No evidence of who spilled the acid was found. More information

Monday
Feb 22
Talladega, AL: One worker was killed and a customer later died from injuries suffered in an explosion at a bottled propane company. Leaking gas was detected only moments before the blast. More information

Monday
Feb 22
North Island, New Zealand: A transformer explosion and fire idled a 250-megawatt unit of a thermal power station without warning. No workers were injured in the blast. More information

Saturday
Feb 20
Allentown, PA: Five workers were killed in an explosion that leveled a chemical processing plant. The blast unleashed a vapor cloud that drifted over nearby residential areas. More information

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