Jul 27- Marathon Petroleum Corp evacuated workers from a portion of its Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas on Wednesday due to a butane leak, the company said, but no injuries were reported.
Jul 27- It was a scary night for some Three River residents who live near the Valero Refinery. Some of those residents called us Tuesday night reporting what sounded like an explosion around 11 p.m.
Jul 27- Three firefighters were injured while battling a fire at a Lincoln pallet company called Pallets Unlimited.
Jul 26- Two plant employees were killed as the result of the explosion at a military plant in Azerbaijan's Shirvan city.
Jul 26- A dust explosion on Tuesday morning at a South Baltimore, MD chemical plan prompted an evacuation of the facility and a wastewater treatment plant close by, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday.
Jul 26- Fire crews were called to an incident involving 300 tonnes of domestic waste ablaze in the main tipping bunker at the site yesterday (Monday 25 July) at 15.30.
Jul 26- A fire broke out at the paper mill in the Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Pvt. Ltd. (BRBNMPL) campus here on Monday, resulting in suspension of paper production at the unit.
Jul 26- A MAN is fighting for his life after a tin of paint thinners exploded in his hand.
Jul 26- A section of the Houston Ship Channel was closed to traffic for less than three hours after a sulfur dioxide release from a refinery in Pasadena, Texas.
Jul 25- A chlorine leak in an underground tank led to the evacuation of six homes in Peoria Sunday morning.
Jul 25- A thrown rod inside one of the Block Island Power Company’s five generators erupted into a fire that burned out two of the generators and plunged the entire island into darkness for a time.
Jul 25- Emergency crews, including the Fargo Fire Department and F-M Ambulance, responded to a hazardous materials incident at the city’s water treatment plant Monday morning, July 25.
Jul 25- Canada's Suncor Energy has shut down a pipeline at its base oil sands mining plant in northern Alberta after about 125 barrels of diluent leaked into the surrounding area.
Jul 25- A fire at a nutritional products laboratory send massive flames and a huge cloud of smoke skyward Monday afternoon at 101 North Main Street.
Jul 25- An explosion at a factory in Whitewater seriously injured one person and forced evacuations of nearby buildings Monday afternoon.
Jul 24- A fire early Sunday morning destroyed a block-long complex of buildings where Initiative Foods produces its specialty baby food products in central Sanger.
Jul 24- Wichita fire crews were busy battling both the sweltering heat and heavy fire int the back of a south Wichita business Saturday afternoon.
Jul 24- Around 8 a.m. Saturday morning an ADM employee was killed in an accident at the railroad switch yard in Clinton.
Jul 23- Rolling blackouts are in effect for the rest of Saturday after a major fire at Block Island’s only power plant.
Jul 22- Fire has destroyed the Long Cove Fish Plant in Norman's Cove-Long Cove. Residents reported hearing an explosion before the blaze erupted last night.
Jul 22- A SPECIALIST team continues the clear up of 100 litres of leaked acid at the BMW plant in Cowley.
Jul 22- The Sinclair Casper Refinery reported an accident Thursday morning. There are several construction projects going on at the refinery and at 9 am Thursday, ...
Jul 21- Multiple units from around Putnam County are on scene at a 3-alarm fire at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Palatka Wednesday evening, authorities said.
Jul 21- One employee and two firefighters were injured during the battle to extinguish an intensely smoky fire at Palatka’s Georgia-Pacific plant Wednesday evening.
Jul 21- Firefighters from across McDowell responded to the International Automotive Components (IAC) plant in Old Fort after a fire was reported Thursday afternoon.
Jul 20- Fire crews have extinguished a blaze that began around 7 p.m. outside the Ford’s Flat Rock Assembly plant Tuesday evening.
Jul 20- A injured man was rescued off a 150-foot platform at the Tesoro Refinery in Carson, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Jul 19- Fire broke out at a Westbrook paper mill. Crews from several towns were called to the Sappi mill in Westbrook Tuesday morning after employees saw smoke and flames.
Jul 19- A gas explosion at the Marshall Power Plant resulted in injury for one unnamed Marshall Municipal Utilities employee Tuesday, July 19.
Jul 19- A huge rubbish fire at a warehouse in Bootle sent clouds of thick black smoke billowing across the city . Merseyside fire crews battled the blaze off Redfern Street for over two hours on Wednesday night.
Jul 18- Firefighters extinguished a blaze Monday, July 18, at an agricultural processing plant in north Fargo.
Jul 18- A fire outside a chemical plant in southwestern Fresno County was contained quickly Monday afternoon, Fresno County Fire Protection District officials said.
Jul 18- An oven fire at a packaging plant in Menasha caused at least $5,000 worth of damage to the building on Sunday.
Jul 18- Homes and businesses were left without power for more than two hours on Monday morning after fire badly damaged a substation.
Jul 18- Three Shelbyville Firefighters were injured Sunday night while battling a fire at Knauf Fiber Glass Industries on that city’s north side.
Jul 18- Lisbon Fire Chief Paul Gresh said an early evening fire in a storage facility at the village's water treatment plant Sunday is still under investigation.
Jul 17- A pipeline leak of a highly flammable chemical outside an ExxonMobil plant in Baytown prompted the evacuation of nearby residents Sunday morning, along with a shelter-in-place warning that extended into the afternoon.
Jul 16- A total of eight people were killed in fire at the oil refinery plant in the Russian city of Ufa, the Russian Investigative Committee's spokeswoman Svetlana Abramova told RIA Novosti on Saturday.
Jul 16- A fire in a Victoriaville oil manufacturing plant caused $3 million worth of damage late on Friday night.
Jul 15- Damage from a July 1 fire at the Grand River Dam Authority’s main generating facility in Chouteau could reach $200 million, officials with the state-owned utility said Thursday.
Jul 15- A worker has died after sustaining serious burns at a chipboard factory. The 64-year-old, named locally as George Laird, was fatally injured at the Norbord plant in Cowie.
Jul 15- An unknown amount of oil leaked from an abandoned underground storage tank on the grounds of the Fermi 2 nuclear power plant, according to notifications plant owner DTE Energy has filed with state and federal officials.
Jul 14- A major fire at a tyre recycling plant in Port Talbot has now been extinguished.
Jul 14- On July 6, a large fire at an asphalt plant south of Burnet, Texas caused the evacuation of homes within a one-mile radius of the plant, as well as the closure of portions of U.S. Highway 281, the Downtown Austin-UT Patch reports.
Jul 14- A water utility in California had to contend with an aluminum-sulfate spill of its own making last month.
Jul 13- Firefighters in Peabody worked Wednesday morning to contain a fire that began Tuesday afternoon.
Jul 13- Several roads were closed for hours and residents were told to stay inside after emergency crews responded to a chemical incident at a recycling plant in Mississauga overnight.
Jul 13- Machine oil from an equipment seal dripped onto hot equipment at the DuPont Spruance Plant last week, causing a small fire and creating heavy smoke conditions for responding firefighters.
Jul 13- Thick plumes of black smoke billowed over U.S. Highway 550 today as a fire continued to burn on a five-acre oil production site near Nageezi.
Jul 13- A recycling plant in Bertie County that had caught fire again, and had several crews working on it, is now out. Empire Recycling, formerly Liverman's, caught fire around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, according to Sheriff John Holley.
Jul 12- Chattanooga firefighters were dispatched to a fire at the corner of 18th Street and South Watkins at 3:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Jul 12- A fire at a WPX Energy location in the US is dying down after causing the evacuation of more than 50 people.
Jul 11- An unplanned flaring event sent emergency personnel to the Torrance Refining Company on Monday, police said.
Jul 11- The manager at Maine Wood Pellet Co. in Athens said he expects the mill to be back in operation late Monday or early Tuesday after an early morning fire brought emergency crews from five towns.
Jul 11- An accident resulted in a small explosion and fire at a recycling plant in Burnaby, B.C. on the morning of July 6, but contrary to early reports, no workers were injured in the incident.
Jul 10- Authorities say fire did several hundred thousand dollars damage to a chemical plant in western Pennsylvania, but no injuries were reported.
Jul 10- Authorities say a fire caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to a chemical plant, but no injuries were reported.
Jul 10- Authorities say a fire caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to a chemical plant, but no injuries were reported.
Jul 10- A fire at the Duke Energy Plant in Haverhill, Ohio was ruled to be a transformer fire.
Jul 9- Altogether 17 employees of a food processing unit under Panchasayar police station area in the southern outskirts of the metropolis fell sick as ammonia gas leaked from the pipeline of the plant.
Jul 9- Firefighters have managed to extinguish a raging fire at Iran’s Bu Ali Sina petrochemical complex in the country’s southwestern province of Khuzestan.
Jul 8- A four-alarm fire at a recycling plant that sent thick black plumes of smoke into the air, prompting a shelter-in-place for residents, was contained Friday afternoon.
Jul 8- Firefighters are battling a two-alarm structure fire in an industrial area of Newark in Alameda County Friday.
Jul 8- PEOPLE in Westbury say they should have been given better warnings after a chemical blaze filled the skies with toxic smoke.
Jul 8- TWO people have been confirmed dead and 11 remain missing three days after a fire broke out at an illegal mine in northeast China’s Liaoning Province.
Jul 8- A crisis management task force has been established to deal with a fire that broke out at Bu Ali Sina petrochemical refinery complex in southwest port city of Mahshahr on Wednesday .
Jul 8- A probe is under way after a small fire that led to two workers being treated for smoke inhalation struck the construction site at Samsung Heavy Industries last week where Shell’s Prelude floater is under construction.
Jul 7- Crews are investigating what caused Thursday's fire at the Robert Moses Power Plant in Lewiston.
Jul 7- One worker has been injured in an explosion and fire at a recycling plant in Burnaby, B.C.
Jul 7- A generator at the Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Station caught fire Thursday, causing employees to be evacuated.
Jul 7- Oil dripping on hot equipment prompted an evacuation at the DuPont Spruance plant on Jeff Davis Highway on Thursday morning.
Jul 7- A power outage caused a fire at the Green Plains ethanol plant in Wood River Thursday morning.
Jul 7- The bodies of two of five foreign workers crushed to death in a wall collapse at a metal recycling plant have been recovered.
Jul 6- Two firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion following a fire at the Kellogg's Keebler snack plant in Kansas City, Kan., late Wednesday night.
Jul 5- Four persons were killed and two others critically injured after a boiler in an aluminium factory exploded on Tuesday in West Bengal's Howrah district, police said.
Jul 5- A five-alarm fire at Guelph’s recycling facility kept firefighters busy for several hours Tuesday.
Jul 5- A fire at a Westar Energy substation in the 1800 block of N. Woodlawn is to blame for a power outage affecting as many as 8,000 Westar customers Tuesday evening
Jul 4- At least five people died in an industrial accident in the northern district of this city, when the boiler of an ice plant blew off the roof of the factory on Monday.
Jul 4- Four workers were killed in an explosion at a shipyard in Ayutthaya province, Thailand, on July 1.
Jul 3- Investigators continue their work to determine what happened Saturday afternoon when two workers at River Road Wastewater Treatment Plant were exposed to hydrogren sulfide while working on a sludge pump.
Jul 2- Three workers were today killed and five others injured in a boiler blast at the Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers (RCF) plant in suburban Chembur.
Jul 2- A driver strikes a gas line and causes an explosion at a DTE Energy training facility in Melvindale, Michigan. Local residents are evacuated.
Jul 2- Two city workers were flown to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas after being exposed to a gas in the basement of the River Road Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Jul 1- There was a fire accident in the turbine of one unit of MSP Steel & Power Ltd's Power Plant, which is situated inside the integrated steel plant at Jamgaon, Raigarh.
Jul 1- The Detroit Fire Department cleared a HAZMAT situation Friday afternoon at a Coca-Cola bottling plant on the city’s west side, according to officials.
Jul 1- Chevron has been forced to evacuate workers following a gas leak at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas facility in Western Australia.
Jun 30- Executives at a Georgia aluminum plant said they planned to resume some operations Thursday, one day after an explosion injured five workers.
Jun 30- Two explosions and a fire rocked a natural gas plant in southern Mississippi, where flames shot out of the building for hours and one of the blasts could be felt up to 10 miles away, authorities said.
Jun 30- A small, self-contained fire occurred around midday Thursday next to a large generating unit at the Water and Power Authority's Estate Richmond power plant, according to WAPA.
Jun 30- A fire at a chemical recycling and disposal business in Westbury is being tackled by Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (June 30).
Jun 30- Two men have died following an industrial accident late Thursday morning at a Wichita-area chemical plant.
Jun 29- At least two offshore oil platforms halted operations on Tuesday in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after a fire at a natural gas processing plant in Mississippi shut a crucial pipeline that brings output onshore, several companies said.
Jun 29- A massive explosion at a plant in Newnan sent shrapnel flying into nearby businesses and left five people injured.
Jun 29- Nine workers suffered burns, seven of them seriously, in a fire accident at Sembcorp Gayatri Power Plant located near Krishnapatnam in the district on Tuesday.
Jun 29- A body has reportedly been found in the rubble of a fire at a chemical plant on the outskirts of Lyon, in south eastern France.
Jun 29- Enterprise Products Partners LP’s natural gas processing plant in Mississippi will be shut for at least “a few days” after an explosion and fire that also closed a key gas pipeline and curbed oil output from the Gulf of Mexico.
Jun 29-Authorities say five workers have been injured in an explosion at an aluminum plant in Newnan, Georgia, about 35 miles southwest of Atlanta.
Jun 28- US independents Llog and Murphy Oil have shut in production facilities after an explosion Monday night at a gas processing plant in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Jun 28- More than 130 people were taken to hospital after chemicals leaked from a plant in eastern China, state media reported on Tuesday (June 28), the country's latest accident involving dangerous materials.
Jun 28- An operational error at the Delaware City Refinery triggered the flare system early Tuesday morning, sending flames shooting into the air shortly after midnight.