Incident Logs


Entries for May 2010

Saturday
May 08
Edmondton, AB: Residents near a food processing plant evacuated when an ammonia leak was detected. More information

Friday
May 07
Copper Cliff, ON: A chimney collapsed at a smelter complex, damaging pressurized oxygen lines. More information

Friday
May 07
New Hope, MN: Fire broke out on the roof of a factory making parts for earth-boring equipment. More information

Friday
May 07
Salamanca, NY: Sparks from a fire at a closed furniture plant spread the blaze to another factory. More information

Friday
May 07
Bartow, FL: Electrical gear being installed at a precast concrete plant under construction caught fire. More information

Friday
May 07
Middletown, OH: A city worker died when a sewer line near an industrial gas plant was opened. More information

Thursday
May 06
Auckland, NZ: An ammonia leak at an ice cream factory injured two workers. More information

Thursday
May 06
Marsaxlokk, Malta: An explosion at a fireworks factory left one worker severely injured. More information

Thursday
May 06
Kharkiv, Ukrain: Fire spread through a carriage building works. More information

Thursday
May 06
Delhi, India: A newspaper reporter covering a factory fire died when an explosion collapsed a wall. More information

Thursday
May 06
Alexandria, ND: Four oil tanks exploded and burned, injuring one person. More information

Thursday
May 06
White City, MN: 20 workers at an organic food processing plant complained of breathing difficulties. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Woodburn, OR: A trucker used a retention area at an inspection stop to capture leaking hazardous material. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Brussels, Belgium: Acetic acid leaked from a container struck by a forklift at a chemical plant. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Krefeld, Germany: 2 workers died while removing the lid of an empty steel plant boiler. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Greer, SC: A car plant worker was operating heavy machinery when his arm was severed. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Syracuse, NY: A worker at a plant making airport lights severed 2 fingers in an accident with a band saw. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Morayhill, UK: A fire brigade at a wood processing factory extinguished a blaze. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Hubbel, MI: Fire broke out in the roof of a copper plant. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Laveen, AZ: A mulch fire at a recycling plant is expected to burn at least a day and a half. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Owensboro, KY: A small fire broke out in a fan motor at a power plant. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Easthampton, MA: Fire broke out in a stainless steel stack at a closed textile mill. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Huntsville, AL: An explosion at a test site for missile and aviation research killed two people. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Waterloo, IA: Paper bales caught fire at a storage facility. More information

Wednesday
May 05
San Antonio, TX: Flames spread from a tanker truck to several storage tanks at an oil refinery. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Oak Creek, WI: A small coal fire ignited near a boiler at a power plant. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Delhi, India: A major fire that required 24 fire engines broke out in an industrial area. More information

Wednesday
May 05
Canvey, UK: Flaring without warning at a gas terminal caused local concern. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Waco, TX: A fire in machinery at an industrial tractor plant shut down operations for several hours. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Pasadena, CA: Despite an automatic extinguishing system, fire severely damaged a power plant generator. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Westminster, SC: Fire broke out in a hazardous waste bin outside a wire manufacturing plant. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Waxdale, WI: A plant ERT dealt with a small fire at a home care products manufacturer. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Fort Smith, AR: Lack of water hindered responders to a recycling plant blaze. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Windber, PA: Fire damaged a dry cleaning plant. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Sydney, Australia: A metal parts factory worker died after severing his right arm on a lathe. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Hardin County, TN: Two workers at a pre-fab home plant were injured when a scissor lift toppled. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Cedar Rapids, IA: A manufacturing plant worker lost part of his right hand in machinery. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Rotterdam, Netherlands: A refinery ERT quickly extinguished a small pump fire. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Montreal, QC: Surrounding businesses were evacuated when fire swept through chemicals at a roofing firm. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Melbourne, Australia: Fire swept a chemical plant specializing in roofing materials. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Kota, India: 40 tons of mustard used to power electrical generation at a bio-power plant burned. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Kansas City, KS: A haz mat team responded when flammable solvent was spilled across a loading dock. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Galesburg, IL: Responders found that hydrants at a burning plant closed since 2005 were not operational. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Dandenong, Australia: Fire broke out at an automotive chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Charleston, SC: Phosphorous tri chloride leaked at a chemical plant near downtown. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Boise, ID: A flash fire at an electronics plant left one worker with first and second degree burns. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Burton, TX: Two workers were airlifted with third-degree burns after an explosion on an oil rig. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Skopje, Macedonia: An explosion at a steel factory injured a worker. More information

Tuesday
May 04
Mombach, Germany: Work halted at a chemical plant when a substance that makes hydrochloric acid leaked. More information

Monday
May 03
Cobb County, GA: A fuel terminal pump malfunctioned, releasing 1,500 gallons into drainage ditches. More information

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