Jul 24- A worker died Wednesday at an industrial plant in Galax after becoming trapped in a piece of machinery.
Jul 24, WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — When Aaron Volesky heard what he thought was thunder and walked outside his Williston home early Tuesday morning he thought it was odd that there were no storm clouds in the air.
Jul 23- A condition 4 fire in a refinery boiler at Western Refining was extinguished Wednesday morning by the company’s fire department, according to El Paso Fire Department tweets.
Jul 23- Nine workers were injured when a gasoline storage tank at the refinery operated by state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, in Ciudad Madero, a city in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, burst into flames, officials said Wednesday.
Jul 22- One of the three employees of the state-owned utility AEE, who were injured in a July 13 explosion at a power plant near the Puerto Rican capital, died on Tuesday of the severe burns he suffered.
Jul 21- Hundreds of people were evacuated early today after a fire swept through several factories and a residential building in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang province.
Jul 21- A fire occurred at an oil refinery in Aktobe Oblast on July 16, Tengrinews reports.
Jul 21, CYPRESS, Texas - Firefighters battled a 3-alarm fire Monday evening at a manufacturing plant in northwest Harris County.
Jul 21- A large fire has broken out at a recycling plant in Wiltshire, affecting about 1,000 tonnes of rubbish.
Jul 19- Half a dozen fire departments were on scene Friday for a fire at a fruit processing plant.
Jul 18- Cleburne firefighters responded at 5:24 p.m. Wednesday to a contained fire at Johns Manville to find heavy smoke pouring from the plant’s fiberglass facility buildings.
Jul 18, TECUMSEH - A fire Friday that destroyed warehouses at a vegetable processing plant is having a ripple effect across the region.
Jul 18, MAKKAH — Two people were injured in a fire that broke out at a private petroleum refining plant in the industrial area of south Jeddah Thursday morning.
Jul 18- Overnight on July 17 - 18, a fire was reported in the Bonduelle plant in Tecumseh. Fortunately there are no fatalities or injuries reported. The cause of the incident is as of yet undetermined, and an investigation is planned.
Jul 17, RED BAY, Ala. -- A fire at Tiffin Motorhomes in Red Bay, Alabama, is now out.
Jul 17- An explosion Thursday night at the Flint Hills Resources ethanol plant, 2585 Quail Ave., in Arthur, Iowa, has the plant shut down until officials can inspect the damage.
Jul 17, CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A truck leaking an unidentified substance prompted an evacuation at a plant in Charlotte Thursday morning on concerns of the material being hazardous.
Jul 17- WGAL reported that a fire damaged a Lancaster County steel plant on Monday.
Jul 17, SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - A fire ripped through a wood products plant Thursday, sending a plume of smoke up over the southern Willamette Valley.
Jul 16- New Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Larry Couch has shed some light on an apparent oil leak at the Hannibal Hydro Plant on the evening of July 10.
Jul 16- A temporary power outage at the Phillips 66 refinery on the Nipomo Mesa caused a flaring incident Tuesday morning, which was spotted by some local residents.
Jul 16, RICHMOND, Calif. — Chevron is disputing an assessment by fire officials that a burst crude oil processing pipeline at its Richmond refinery led to a small fire there early Wednesday morning.
Jul 15- A fire caused minor damage at a water treatment plant in St. John's late Monday afternoon, with crews getting there late because they had been sent to the wrong place.
Jul 15- A spokesman for the Co-op Refinery Complex (CRC) in Regina confirmed that the refinery had an incident on Sunday evening.
Jul 15, ROBBINSVILLE, North Carolina — Graham County sheriff's deputies say three people were hurt in a boiler explosion at a furniture plant in Robbinsville.
Jul 14- On-site personnel extinguished a small fire Monday at United States Steel Corp.'s Clairton Works plant, located 20 miles south of Pittsburgh.
Jul 14- PRODUCTION was expected to return to normal today after firefighters spent three hours battling a blaze at a Burton factory.
Jul 14, COLUMBIA FALLS, MT - Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc.'s MDF plant is back at full speed following a June 10 mechanical fire at the Columbia Falls, MT, facility that caused between $8 million and $10 million in damage.
Jul 14- A fire reported at a steel plant in Lancaster County was upgraded to two alarms Monday evening, according to county dispatchers.
Jul 14, MERRILL, WI - A fire that damaged a custom wire factory in Merrill was contained to a metal plating room that covers about 15 percent of the plant.
Jul 14, GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. —Three people were injured in an explosion at a plant Monday afternoon, according to Graham County officials.
Jul 13- Fire crews will remain at a metal recycling plant in southeast Calgary until late Sunday eyeing potential hot spots after an early morning fire engulfed a pile of recyclable material at the facility.
Jul 13- Erie fire crews responded to a call at a west 12th Street Industry. Deputy Erie Fire Chief Jeff Carroll said it was a flash fire that flared up inside Modern Industry, at the corner of West 12th and Cherry Street.
Jul 12- Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire Saturday evening at an industrial chemical plant in the Town of Tonawanda.
Jul 11, WEST DEPTFORD, New Jersey — A small explosion at a chemical plant in southern New Jersey forced the evacuation of employees and left one person injured.
Jul 11, WEST DEPTFORD TWP. — A small explosion at the Johnson Matthey plant on Nolte Drive did not cause a fire, plant General Manager Robert Bullen-Smith announced Friday.
Jul 11, NEW BEDFORD, Mass.— Emergency crews are on the scene of a fire at a rubber plant in New Bedford.
Jul 11, DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co said on Tuesday a "small explosion" at its auto stamping plant in Marion, Indiana, injured three workers and caused a suspension of production as the factory was evacuated.
Jul 10, CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Two people have been brought to the hospital as a precaution after a natural gas leak caused a small explosion and fire at a metal refinery in Cranston.
Jul 10- A fire in a Muskogee glass plant shut down all production Thursday morning and it isn’t clear when it will resume.
Jul 10- Ethan Allen confirmed that its case goods plant here will be back in full operations today, following a fire that broke out Tuesday night outside a boiler room.
Jul 9- Ourwindsor reported that Firefighters were on the scene Monday morning at the former Atlas Steel Plant on Centre Street.
Jul 9- Fire crews from four counties were on the scene of a fire at a metal plating plant late Tuesday night in downtown Leslie near the center of town.
Jul 8- Happening now, authorities are on the scene of a recycling plant explosion near Danville.
Jul 8- Emergency personnel responded to the Flanders plant, in Greenport, at about 1:10 p.m. Monday after a fire forced an evacuation of the air filter manufacturer.
Jul 8- A fire inside a corn bin at the Abengoa Ethanol plant in Posey County prompts the response of fire departments from three states.
Jul 8- One of the two people injured in a fire at the Chevron Phillips refinery in Port Arthur is recovering at a Houston hospital.
Jul 8- Chevron Phillips Chemical says two people are injured after a fire at its Port Arthur facility.
Jul 7- A fire broke out early Monday morning causing “significant damage” to the former Atlas Steel plant in Welland.
Jul 7- Firefighters responded on Monday afternoon to a small explosion and fire at the Duke Energy Hines Energy Complex near Bartow, officials said.
Jul 7, DALTON, Ga. -- Dalton police and fire officials are investigating an explosion at the MFG Chemical plant.
Jul 7- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited Inferno Wood Pellet Inc. after a combustible wood dust explosion and fire occurred at the company's plant in East Providence, R.I., injuring a worker and partially demolishing the building.
Jul 6- PLYMOUTH, Minn. - One person was hospitalized after a fire at a plant in Plymouth on Sunday.
Jul 6, COLUMBUS, Ohio — Residents were able to return to their homes after officials lifted an evacuation order around a Columbus plant amid concerns of a possible explosion caused by chemicals being mixed together.
Jul 5- WILSON, N.C. -- For the second time in two weeks, fire breaks out at a Wilson tire plant.
Jul 4, CLEVELAND - Cleveland fire and HAZMAT crews responded to a situation at PPG Automotive coatings, a chemical plant located on the 3800 block of W.143rd.
Jul 4- A fire that broke out at an Otara bitumen plant earlier today is now out, but fire crews are still keeping watch on hot spots.
Jul 4- A unit of Showa Shell Sekiyu KK said on Friday it had shut the 155,000 barrels per day (bpd) No.3 crude distillation unit (CDU) at Yokkaichi refinery at the end of June for unplanned repair work.
Jul 4- A fire at the Great Dane plant in Statesboro Thursday afternoon temporarily disrupted work. Firefighters responded to flames and heavy smoke on Gateway Pond House Drive.
Jul 3- Chemical Blast Kills One, Injures Several Others at GM Stamping Plant.
Jul 3- Officials at the Arkalon Ethanol Plant released the following statement Wednesday afternoon.
Jul 2, BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Company officials say air releases from an early June fire inside a refrigeration unit at Westlake Chemical Corp.'s vinyls plant in Ascension Parish did not exceed pollution limits.
Jul 2- A fire contained to ductwork caused no injuries or property damage at Big River United Energy’s ethanol production facility in Dyersville on Monday evening.
Jul 2- Two workers were taken to hospital following an incident at the Shell Sarnia Manufacturing Centre near Corunna Wednesday.
Jul 2- Two workers were taken to hospital following an incident at the Shell Sarnia Manufacturing Centre near Corunna Wednesday.
Jul 1, VALDOSTA, GA - Everything is back to normal at a power plant in Valdosta after an afternoon fire there.
Jul 1- A large blaze is taking place at a recycling plant in Casares, Malaga. A huge amount of thick black smoke has been flying out of the building and can be seen from many areas of Costa del Sol.
Jul 1, MARION, IND. — A chemical explosion Tuesday at a General Motors metal-stamping plant in Indiana killed a contractor and injured several others, authorities said.
Jul 1- A fire broke out in China's north-eastern city of Dalian on Monday when oil leaked to the surface from a ruptured underground pipeline, according to reports.
Jun 30- Fire trucks and other emergency responders arrive at Conestoga Energy’s Arkalon Ethanol Plant shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday after reports of an explosion in a natural gas burner on the plant’s feed dryer system.
May 30- Several people were treated for smoke inhalation and other nonlife-threatening injuries after a large fire Saturday at the fire plant in Wilson, North Carolina.
Jun 30- Seward County Firefighters were called out Sunday evening to Conestoga's Akalalon Ethanal Plant east of Liberal on the reports of an explosion at the plant.
Jun 30- Fire crews responded to another fire call this morning at the Latex Foam International building at 510 River Road (Route 110) in Shelton.
Jun 30- Marathon Petroleum spokeswoman Angelia Graves said an operational problem at the Canton refinery led the facility to vent hydrocarbons, which appeared to some passers-by that the facility was on fire.
Jun 30- The operation of the Gokongwei-led JG Summit Petrochemical Corp. (JGSPC) in Batangas City was temporarily put on hold after its naphtha cracker plant in the city broke down, causing a big fire that alarmed the church and the local community.
Jun 29- WILSON, N.C.-- Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of a massive fire at the Bridgestone-Firestone tire plant in Wilson.
Jun 27- Eleven people are feared killed after a huge blast took place at a gas pipeline near Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's gas connection station in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh early Friday morning, officials said.
Jun 27, JESSUP — The largest fire in the borough since the 1960s destroyed a factory in the industrial park Friday, with exploding metal barrels sending shrapnel flying more than 100 feet from the building.
Jun 27- Officials with the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal say a massive fire at the former Wickes bumper plant was set intentionally and caused $1-million damage.
Jun 27- Some residents and businesses near a Greenville chemical plant were evacuated after a fire at the plant Friday morning.
Jun 26, WHARTON COUNTY, Texas - One person was injured Thursday when a gas line ruptured, causing an explosion in Wharton County, according to Wharton County Emergency Management.
Jun 26- Security officers at the plant said information about the cause of the fire and the extent of the man's injuries will be released by the company at a later ...
Jun 25- DUNHAM TWP.-An explosion at an industrial cleaning business north of Belpre sent three employees to local hospitals with burn wounds and elicited the response of dozens of first responders to contain and secure the scene along Ohio 7 on Tuesday morning.
Jun 25- Fire investigators are still determining what caused a fire at Gerdau Long Steel North America’s Dinwiddie, Virginia plant late ...
Jun 25- Officials say there were no injuries at a coal fire at the ADM Co-Gen plant in Clinton, Iowa.
Jun 24, UPDATE: LONGVIEW – At least one firefighter was treated at the scene of a two-alarm fire in Longview Tuesday.
Jun 25- An explosion at a chemical production plant in Bécancour forced the evacuation of several companies in the area, although employees working for the plant where the explosion happened were told to stay put.
Jun 24- CORRIGAN, TX - It's been nearly two months since the deadly fire at the Corrigan Georgia-Pacific plant.
Jun 24- A biomass-fired power plant in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India has been destroyed following a fire on 22 June.
Jun 24- A fire at a metal recycling plant has been brought under control after more than 40 firefighters worked at the scene overnight.
Jun 24, YAKIMA, Wash. — A fuel storage tank slated for disposal at the Pacific Steel and Recycling plant exploded Monday afternoon, creating a loud boom heard around Terrace Heights.
Jun 24- Four people have been killed and two others injured in an explosion at a copper mine in southeast Russia, a Russian news agency reported on June 22.
Jun 23- About 40 firefighters have spent the day tackling a fire at a metal recycling plant.
Jun 23- A large fire destroyed Semey gas fitting plant, Tengrinews reports.According to witnesses, the fire started in the second half of the day on June 15. Plumes of smoke from the burning plant could be seen from any point in the city.
Jun 22 (KHARTOUM) – Seven people were killed, including an Indian engineer, and three injured following an explosion that occurred on Sunday at a gas production factory in a suburb south of the Sudanese capital.
Jun 22- Two workers lightly injured as large numbers of firefighters and six planes fight the blaze; earlier in the week two fires struck the Haifa area.
Jun 21- Scotsburn Dairy Group’s Truro processing plant was evacuated and shut down early Saturday morning after workers noticed a yellow haze in a part of the facility.
Jun 20- Repairs are underway aboard Anadarko’s Marco Polo tension-leg platform in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico following a fire on the facility last month that resulted in the shut-in of more than 10% of the US independent’s production from the US Gulf.
Jun 20, Woodward, Oklahoma - Firefighters have contained a fire at a fertilizer plant near Woodward, Oklahoma, Friday morning.
Jun 20- Two people have been killed in an explosion that destroyed parts of a chemical plant in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk on Friday morning, a news report said.