Incident Logs


Entries for September 2005

Friday
Sep 16
Mingo Junction, OH: Hot slay came into contact with water at an electric arc furnace plant and caused an explosion that sent 3 people to the hospital. More information

Friday
Sep 16
Kyogle, New South Wales: Fire destroyed a timber factory. More information

Thursday
Sep 15
Lunnon , WI : A man was killed in an explosion at a tank manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Sep 15
Oklahoma, OK: Several thousand small canisters of dinitrous oxide exploded and caused a man to suffer second degree burns at a trailer company. More information

Thursday
Sep 15
Torrance , CA : An employee was killed when he fell into a water - treatment tank at an oil refinery. More information

Thursday
Sep 15
Karkkila, Finland: A district heating plant spilled 100 - 200 liters of heavy fuel oil into a river. More information

Wednesday
Sep 14
Balzan , Malta : An explosive called tal - beraq blew up in a man’s hands and killed hum at a fireworks factory. More information

Wednesday
Sep 14
Mississauya, Canada: Careless welding caused an explosion and a fire at a sealant and adhesive company. More information

Tuesday
Sep 13
Qaryqat, Iraq: A pipeline carrying crude oil sprang a leak and caught fire during a pumping test. More information

Tuesday
Sep 13
Dikom, India: There was a huge crude oil leak at an oil collating station. More information

Monday
Sep 12
SC: One worker was killed when he and another co - worker were welding a tank when it suddenly exploded. More information

Monday
Sep 12
Henerson, KY: Employees were turning bulk wax into powder when an explosion caused 2 people to be injured at a plant. More information

Monday
Sep 12
New Haven, MO: Hazmat crews were called to clean up a huge anhydrous ammonia leak at an agricultural supply company. More information

Monday
Sep 12
India : Seven people were killed in an explosion at a fireworks manufacturing plant. More information

Monday
Sep 12
Honolulu, HI: Two men were hospitalized after they were exposed to chlorine gas at a bleach plant. More information

Monday
Sep 12
Russellville, AR: A food processing plant was evacuated due to an ammonia gas leak. More information

Monday
Sep 12
Shangangzhai , China : Eleven people were killed when a truck carrying 18 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded. More information

Sunday
Sep 11
Twinsburg, OH: A metal dust collector at a steel and aluminum processing plant exploded causing 3 workers to be burned. More information

Sunday
Sep 11
Malaysia: A small explosion in the boiler room of an oil exploration ship caused a small fire and 4 crew members suffered minor burns More information

Sunday
Sep 11
Athens, AL: Someone was trying to steal ammonia from a chicken processing plant and caused anhydrous ammonia to leak. More information

Sunday
Sep 11
Decatur, IL: Anhydrous ammonia leaked at a milk processing plant. More information

Sunday
Sep 11
Jiangyin , China : Seven people were killed in an oil tanker fire. More information

Sunday
Sep 11
Bhind, India: A truck carrying 70 drums of camphor-manufacturing chemicals caught fire, injuring 4 people including 2 fire brigade personnel. More information

Saturday
Sep 10
La Porte, TX: Workers were neutralizing materials when a valve over pressurized and caused 3,500 gallons of water - diluted hydrochloric acid to leak. More information

Saturday
Sep 10
Old Harbour , Jamaica : Three people were killed when they inhaled toxic gas fumes at a power plant. More information

Saturday
Sep 10
Bernau, Germany: Rain made it hard for firefighters to extinguish a huge fire that broke out in a recycling yard. More information

Friday
Sep 09
Galva, IL: A bag of peanut meal became too hot and caught fire, causing damages to a food processing plant. More information

Friday
Sep 09
Amalapuram, India: An oil rig was totally destroyed when a huge fire broke out on the rig. More information

Friday
Sep 09
Tashu township, Taiwan: An explosion at a weapons factory resulted in 3 people dying. More information

Friday
Sep 09
Orange burg, KY: Fire broke out in a plastics recycling plant. More information

Thursday
Sep 08
Live Oak, CA: A fruit processing plant caught on fire and caused $750,000 in damages. More information

Thursday
Sep 08
Nizushima, Japan: A sulphur gas leak at an oil refinery caused 4 people to be taken to the hospital for inhaling the toxic gas. More information

Thursday
Sep 08
Nanjing , China : Three workers were killed while they were unloading benzene from a chemical carrying vessel the benzene had been leaking. More information

Wednesday
Sep 07
Waudegan, IL: Coal began to smolder in a bunker and caused a small fire in a power plant. More information

Wednesday
Sep 07
Neu-Ulm, Germany: A crate containing bottles of collodine was dropped and broke several bottles which lead to several people being hospitalized. More information

Wednesday
Sep 07
Sarnia, Canada: Roads were closed due to a benzene spill at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Sep 06
El Paso, TX: This was the second time in 3 weeks that a dairy plant had to be evacuated because of an ammonia leak. More information

Tuesday
Sep 06
Saarbrucken, Germany: Several people were hospitalized after a methyl benzoate leak at a freight warehouse. More information

Monday
Sep 05
Austin, TX: One thousand gallons of oil leaked into a large storm water channel after a piece of heating equipment failed. More information

Monday
Sep 05
Germany: Fourteen people were injured when anhydrous ammonia started leaking from a 3,000 gallon tank at a meat- processing plant. More information

Monday
Sep 05
Bentwood, CA: Two thousand gallons of ethanol spilled onto a roadway and into a storm drain when a tanker truck overturned. More information

Monday
Sep 05
Karapelit , Bulgaria : Explosions at a cooking oil plant caused 3 people to be killed. More information

Sunday
Sep 04
Unionvilliage, Trinidad and Tobago: A pipeline was struck by and excavator and caused it to explode at a state-owned oil company. More information

Sunday
Sep 04
Guanabara Bay, Brazil: A ship was in a minor accident and punctured a hole in the hull which caused 530 gallons of oil to leak out on the 3 beaches. More information

Sunday
Sep 04
Middlesex, UK: A lorry carrying hydrogen peroxide exploded and forced the closer of 8 lanes of highway. More information

Saturday
Sep 03
Rpbeson Township, PA: Chemical drums in a warehouse ignited starting a fire which led to multiple explosions and $350,000 in damages. More information

Saturday
Sep 03
Meraux, LA: Damage from hurricane Katrina caused an 85,000 barrel crude oil tank to leak. More information

Saturday
Sep 03
Orange County, Ca: The driver of a fuel truck was killed when he was speeding around a ramp, lost control and overturned one and a half times before the 8,000 gallon truck burst into flames. More information

Friday
Sep 02
Monitello, IN: A fire destroyed most of a furniture factory. More information

Friday
Sep 02
Lexington, SC: Anhydrous ammonia leaked from a faulty pressure valve at a propane company. More information

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