Incident Logs


Entries for August 2012

Tuesday
Aug 14
Martinez, CA: A sour odor plaguing the community was traced to a butane-propane release at an oil refinery. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Cobourg, ON: Flames engulfed the sawdust baghouse at a pallet factory. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Hobart, Australia: A zinc refinery released elevated levels of sulfur trioxide. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Tamil Nadu, India: 4 workers died and 5 were injured in a fire at a thermal power plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Vermilion Parish, LA: Hazmat crews responded to a ammonia leak at an ice plant. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Madison Parish, LA: An explosion and fire in a grain elevator injured a worker More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Lutana, Australia: A faulty transformer has been blamed for a gas leak at a zinc smelter which forced thousands of residents indoors. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Dorval, QB: A worker at an air freight facility died when a vehicle being repaired fell on him. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Charlotte, NC: 1 person died and another was injured when materials fell on them at a plant specializing in motion control technologies. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Ooty, India: Fire damaged a tea processing factory. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Jeedimetla, India: Firefighters battled a fire at an ink making plant for nearly 10 hours. More Information

Tuesday
Aug 14
Whiting, IN: 3 contractors working on a hydrotreater were hurt in a refinery flash fire. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Glendale, AZ: Chemicals used to treat pools were believed to be reacting with each other the back of a tractor-trailer rig. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Predio Portezuelo, Chile: A worker died in an accident at a manufacturing plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Cinnaminson, NJ: Silane spontaneously ignited at an industrial gases plant when vented due to equipment failure. More information

Monday
Aug 13
Ciudad Madero, Mexico: An explosion in a naphtha hydrodesulfurisation unit rocked an oil refinery. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Portland, OR: Hazmat crews found no leaking ammonia despite illness reported by 3 plant workers. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Colorado Springs, CO: A chlorine alarm at a metal parts plant forced nearby busnesses to take an extended lunch hour. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Martinez, CA: A small fire broke out in a hydrocracker at an oil refinery. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Llangefni, UK: 2 tons of ammonia gas leaked from a food processing plant. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Tonica, IL: 2 workers at a silicon carbide manufacturing plant were seriously burned by an explosion and fire. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Jalan Dua, Malaysia: A fire at a wood products factory destroyed a warehouse packed with palettes. More Information

Monday
Aug 13
Tonica, IL: 3 people were injured in an explosion and fire at a plant that processes silicon carbide.

Monday
Aug 13
Oswestry, UK: A sprinkler system helped save a recycling plant during a fire. More Information

Sunday
Aug 12
London, UK: Firefighters battled a massive blaze at a recycling center as the city prepared for the closing ceremony of the Olympics. More Information

Sunday
Aug 12
Yunlin County, Taiwan: A fire in the propylene recovery unit has forced a chemical refinery to close pending a safety inspection. More Information

Sunday
Aug 12
Rize, Turkey: A landslide at a gasoline station caused 4 tons of fuel to leak into the soil. More Information

Sunday
Aug 12
Auckland, New Zealand: Fire destroyed a multi-million dollar yacht at a boat building facility. More Information

Saturday
Aug 11
Elk City, OK: An explosion at a trucking company involved material used in hydraulic fracturing. More Information

Saturday
Aug 11
Stockton, CA: 4 firefighters suffered heat exhaustion and a fire engine sustained minor damage at a pallet factory fire. More Information

Saturday
Aug 11
Menands, NY: Fire broke out in a conveyor belt at a waste treatement plant. More Information

Saturday
Aug 11
Fall River, MA: Fire broke out in a laboratory module at a seafood processing plant. More Information

Saturday
Aug 11
Waco, TX: A leaking gas line ignited in a warehouse at a plant making earth moving equipment. More Information

Saturday
Aug 11
Petrich, Bulgaria: Nitric acid spilled from a 5-ton container but did not spread beyond a low-lying area. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Rockford, IL: Duct work above a heat treating machine briefly caught fire at a manufacturing plant. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Winnipeg, MB: Firefighters had to tear through the roof of a food processing plant to reach a fire. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Kansas City, KS: Firefighters used more than 3,000 feet of supply line to tackle a recycling plant fire. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Chenzhou, China: A small amount of liquid benzene leaked into a river from a chemical plant storage tank. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Sarnia, ON: A small fire at an oil refinery was quickly extinguished. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Clear Spring, MD: A fire in a tractor-trailer carrying blasting devices forced the closure of an interstate highway. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Marina, CA: No one was hurt after chlorine gas began leaking from a tank at a wastewater treatment plant. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Konjic, Bosnia: Wildfires threatened an ammunition factory. More Information

Friday
Aug 10
Ukiah, CA: An overturned tanker spilled 500 gallons of fuel into a nearby creek. More Information

Thursday
Aug 09
Kasson, MN: An explosion damaged a portion of a grain elevator. More Information

Thursday
Aug 09
North Branford, CT: More than 50 gallons of fluorosilicic acid spilled during a delivery to a water authority.

Thursday
Aug 09
Coventry, UK: 12 people escaped when fire broke out at a woodwork engineering plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 09
Millvale, PA: Firefighters extinguished an engine fire on a tractor-trailer carrying 9,000 gallons of fuel. More Information

Thursday
Aug 09
Wendouree, Australia: Fire broke out in the French fry area of a food processing plant. More Information

Thursday
Aug 09
Crown, S. Africa: 2 factories were destroyed by fire. More Information

Wednesday
Aug 08
Lewisburg, TN: 12,000 pounds of burning nitrocellulose turned barrels into bombs during a plant fire. More Information

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