Aug 30, Two persons were killed and two others seriously injured when a boiler in a hosiery plant exploded in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district today.
Aug 30, MAPLETON — A fire inside the Evonik plant Saturday afternoon was put out without threatening to reach any chemicals, according to authorities.
Aug 29- Firefighters say a furnace malfunction is to blame for a fire at a metal facility in Fairport.
Aug 28- An explosion at BP oil refinery in northwestern Indiana along Lake Michigan rattled nearby homes and sparked a fire that was later extinguished, but it didn't cause any major injuries or halt production at the facility, a company official said Thursday.
Aug 28, GREAT FALLS -- Great Falls Fire Rescue responded to an emergency call at Calumet Refinery on Wednesday after receiving reports that two employees had been injured.
Aug 27, HAYWARD -- Authorities lifted a shelter-in-place order after a hazardous materials release Tuesday afternoon at a chemical company, and police said there were no reports of damage or injuries.
Aug 27- An explosion at a downtown Sacramento recycling plant rattled some nerves this morning, but caused no injuries.
Aug 27, KEARNEY — The Eaton Fire Brigade extinguished a fire last week inside the Kearney plant before volunteer firefighters arrived.
Aug 26- Police said a blast at Totall Metal Recycling in Granite City, Illinois, which killed two people and injured at least one more, was caused by a mortar round.
Aug 26- Formosa's internal emergency team responded to a fire at a metering station outside the plant Tuesday afternoon.
Aug 26, MOSS POINT, Mississippi -- A fatal explosion at a fish processing plant on the Mississippi Coast happened when sparks ignited a volatile mixture in a tank, safety officials said Tuesday.
Aug 26- A refinery burn off has left some South Bay residents puzzled after witnessing massive flames just after midnight Tuesday.
Aug 26- At least one labourer was killed and two others sustained serious burn injuries in a fire triggered by an explosion at a steel unit in the Bulandshahr Road Industrial Area on Monday, fire officials said.
Aug 26, COMPTON - It took Los Angeles County firefighters about 40 minutes to put out flames in a Compton rubber products plant this morning, a dispatch supervisor said.
Aug 25- Operators at La Salle County Generating Station declared an “unusual event” 8:12 a.m. Monday due to a faulty fire alarm that activated. The event was terminated within an hour.
Aug 25- A fire has caused “considerable” damage to the Findus Italy plant and adjacent coldstore in Cisterna di Latina, central Italy, reported local media outlet Latina Today.
Aug 25 - At least two people are dead and more are injured after an explosion at a recycling plant in southern Illinois, police said Monday.
Aug 25- The Coffeyville refinery will restart operations this week after a fire shut it down on July 29.
Aug 22- Firefighters tackle plastics fire at Shawell recycling plant,. Firefighters were called on to deal with an incident at a plant recycling household waste.
Aug 22- FIRE crews were called to reports of a fire at an electrical substation near the Tetrosyl plant in Bury.
Aug 22- Crews from several agencies responded to a fire at a Sevierville business Thursday evening, according to the Sevier County Fire Department.
Aug 21- A fire broke out and was quickly extinguished Wednesday night at the former Henniges Automotive plant.
Aug 21- Two workers were killed and another was injured when they were electrocuted while moving a pump jack at an oilfield in West Texas.
Aug 20 - Officials say a malfunction in an aluminum heating machine caused an explosion and small fire at an Indianapolis factory.
Aug 20- A man injured in a gas explosion at a Cambridgeshire farm is in a “critical, but stable” condition, Addenbrooke’s has confirmed.
Aug 20- A chemical reaction was the suspected cause of a structure fire at the Molded Fiber Glass (MFG) plant just after 8:08 p.m. Monday resulting in $250,000 in damages.
Aug 20- A worker severely burned in an accident at a Petrobras refinery in the Brazilian city of Manaus died of his injuries on Wednesday, union officials representing workers at the company said.
Aug 19- A fireball shot up 20 feet from a machine at an aluminum plant on the city’s Eastside early today.
Aug 19- A man has been critically injured in a reported gas explosion in a Cambridgeshire village.
Aug 19- The blast took place in the industrial waste treatment unit of the Reman refinery on Saturday night, and was controlled by the Petrobras on-site emergency services team.
Aug 18, TOKYO - Japanese utility Chugoku Electric Power Co said it shut two 500-megawatt coal-fired units at Shin Onoda power plant in Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan on Sunday evening after a coal conveyor caught fire.
Aug 18, TROY GROVE — Two injuries were reported in a fire late Saturday morning at Manley Bros. in Troy Grove.
Aug 18, PHUKET: A five-meter-high boiler exploded at a dyeing plant in Samut Prakan's Muang district early yesterday, injuring some 22 workers and residents.
Aug 18- Following a fire which broke out in INA's oil refinery in Rijeka on Sunday night and was contained the same night, the refinery's system for primary distillation is being cooled and preparations are under way to repair the equipment damaged in the fire,...
Aug 18- Brazil's federal energy major Petrobras is investigating the cause of an explosion that left a worker seriously injured at its Reman refinery in Manaus state.
Aug 17, KUWAIT -- A fire has broken out in a water waste treatment facility at Al-Ahmadi refinery, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) announced Sunday.
Aug 17- Bexar County Emergency Management and county firefighters battled a major brush fire near a chemical plant near Elmendorf Sunday.
Aug 16, TYLER, TX - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is investigating after an incident at the Delek Refinery in Tyler on Thursday.
Aug 16- Fire damaged a La Crosse school district storage building Saturday afternoon.
Aug 16, CANTON TWP- A fire Saturday morning at the Marathon Petroleum refinery caused black smoke, but not extensive damage to the facility.
Aug 15- The Capitol Power Plant was briefly evacuated Friday afternoon, as firefighters responded to a small fire in the break room.
Aug 15- The explosion and subsequent fire at a Norco refinery that rattled homes and nerves earlier this month was due to a pipe malfunction in an overhead vapor line at the Diamond Green Biodiesel plant, according to an incident report submitted to the state Department of Environmental Quality.
Aug 14- FORT WORTH, Texas — Seven workers at a North Texas concrete plant have been treated for minor breathing problems after a chemical accident at an adjacent business.
Aug 14, LAMAR COUNTY, TEXAS (NBC) - A plant explosion in North Texas has killed one worker. It happened around 11:00 am Wednesday at "PJ Trailers" in Lamar County.
Aug 14- UPDATE -- Medical examiner identified the man who was killed as Jorge Alejandio Palmeros Osorni.
Aug 13, PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — One of two men injured in an explosion at a southeast Kansas fireworks manufacturer has died, while the second man remains in critical condition.
Aug 13- One person suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning in a chemical spill at a Mooresville plant, fire officials say.
Aug 13, LORDSTOWN, Ohio – Several fire crews were called to the General Motors Lordstown plant early Wednesday morning.
Aug 13- Duke Energy issued an emergency declaration at its Brunswick nuclear plant as a precaution Tuesday after the Halon system activated in its control room simulator.
Aug 13, LAMAR COUNTY, TX - A worker has been killed in a fire Wednesday at a trailer manufacturing facility in Lamar County. News 12 has learned one employee was found dead just before 2 p.m.. No other injuries have been reported.
Aug 13- A well explosion has rocked Changqing oilfield in north-west China’s Ordos basin，burning down drilling facilities but no casualties were reported.
Aug 12, ST. ANNE, Ill. - Emergency crews are responding to reports of an explosion at a grain plant in rural Kankakee County.
Aug 12- Police investigating explosion at Marsa substation, next to Coca-Cola plant. Enemalta says power will be restored within the next few hours
Aug 12- A Waxahachie firefighter was transported to Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie after sustaining minor injuries from battling a fire at Oak Cliff Recycling, Inc.
Aug 12- Four people were sent to hospital with minor injuries after a three-alarm fire at a corrugated paper plant in west-end Toronto, according to The Canadian Press.
Aug 12- The company expects to maintain normal levels of service by drawing on its other facilities since the fire two days ago.
Aug 11- No injuries resulted from the fire at Wikoff Color Corporation at 1886 Merritt Road, ofifcials said.
Aug 11- The second fire within a month broke out on Aug. 8 at Petroleos Mexicanos’s (Pemex) 190,000-b/d Francisco I. Madero refinery in Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas.
Aug 11- An apparent explosion at the Cachi Hydroelectric Plant in Cartago left four people hospitalized on Saturday, according to the Red Cross.
Aug 11- On August 11, electricity company EDF Energy said it had temporarily shut down two of its nuclear power stations, Heysham 1 and Hartlepool, following the discovery of a defect in one of the boilers at Heysham 1.
Aug 10- Officials say heavy smoke and fire had engulfed a large three story compressor building. Crews were able to stop the fire from spreading to any other ...
Aug 10- Baku-APA.Firefighters have extinguished a fire at the Bashneft-Neftekhim oil plant in Ufa, the capital of Bashkortostan, in which one person was hurt, a regional Russian Emergencies Ministry branch told Itar-Tass on Sunday, APA reports quoting İtar-Tass.
Aug 10, CHINOOK – Fire and explosions ripped through the Diamond Asphalt Refinery late Thursday and virtually destroyed the central part of the plant.
Aug 9- Firefighters inspected the Formica plant in Evendale Friday night with the fear that a dust collector could cause a spreading fire.
Aug 8- A worker died after being overcome by a burst of flames in an accident that injured 11 others at a refinery in northern Mexico, state-run oil company Pemex said on Friday.
Aug 13, COSHOCTON – Coshocton Grain Co. is expected to be closed several weeks following a grain bin explosion Wednesday afternoon.
Aug 8- An explosion inside a blast furnace at the Gallant Ispat Ltd plant in Sahjanwa, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, killed one person and injured three others on August 6.
Aug 7- PLANT CITY A fire at a Tampa Electric Co. substation left about 5,000 customers temporarily without power Thursday afternoon.
Aug 6- Two people have been injured in a fire at Zhanazhol gas refinery of CNPC (China National Petroleum Corporation) AktobeMunaiGas oil company in Aktobe Oblast in western Kazakhstan, Tengrinews reports citing My Town news website. The incident occured on July 29.
Aug 6- No one was injured but a hazardous materials team was required to neutralize a chemical accident Wednesday afternoon at Oscar Mayer's East Side plant, the Madison Fire Department said.
Aug 6- Valves failed Wednesday on two chemical storage tanks at a Nitro industrial waste-handling facility, causing an explosion and an oil leak that was contained within the operation’s spill-collection system, officials said.
Aug 6, HAWTHORNE — A blaze at a Goffle Road industrial facility appears to have started after material in an oven caught fire and spread, Fire Chief Joseph Speranza said Wednesday morning.
Aug 5- AUTHORITIES were investigating an explosion that originated in a vat of eggnog, damaged a pharmaceutical plant and caused minor injuries to two workers in New Jersey, local media reported on Sunday.
Aug 4, NORCO, Louisiana — Officials with the Diamond Green Diesel say an investigation is underway into the cause of an explosion and fire at their Norco plant that processes used cooking oil and other material into renewable diesel fuel.
Aug 4, WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A business that's stood in Wayne County for nearly 70 years was destroyed by fire Monday.
Aug 4- Firemen are fighting a blaze at PetroChina's subsidiary refinery and petrochemical plant in northwest China, company officials said on Monday.
Aug 4, STEPHENS COUNTY, Okla._ A Duncan man was admitted to the hospital in poor condition in the early morning hours of Aug. 3 following a single-vehicle accident.
Aug 4- A series of nine explosions took place in the reactor of a chemical plant in Tarapur MIDC on Sunday night. The blast was so massive, that its tremors were felt in 10 km radius and the entire building was in flames.
Aug 3- SEGUIN - According to confirmed reports, two people were airlifted, one in critical condition, after an industrial accident severely burned the individuals at the CMC Steel Plant in Seguin on Sunday night.
Aug 3- Anhydrous ammonia at a frozen food plant leaked out Sunday when emergency officials couldn't safely stop it, a Fayetteville Fire Department official said.
Aug 2, BEIJING (AP) — A suspected dust explosion at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors killed at least 69 people and injured more than 180 others, most with severe burns, state media reported Sunday.
Aug 1, Beijing -An explosion ripped through a chemical plant in China's Jiangsu province Thursday evening. There was no immediate casualty.
Aug 1- An explosion caused by a gas leak has resulted in at least 22 deaths and left up to 270 injured in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, according to reports.
Aug 1- One person died and at least three were seriously injured following an explosion this morning at the Pilar thermoelectric plant in Argentina's Córdoba province, local media reported.
Aug 1- Canada's Suncor Energy has reported its fourth fatality of 2014 after a body was discovered early on Thursday.
Aug 1- A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung killed 30 and injured 310, according to officials.
Jul 31- Two of the men injured in the Omega Protein explosion on Monday are speaking out about the deadly blast.
Jul 31, NEW YORK - CVR Refining LP said on Thursday that its 115,000-barrel-per-day Coffeyville, Kansas, refinery could be down four weeks after a July 29 fire in the facility's isomerization unit.
Jul 31, MODESTO – Firefighters responded to a fire at an electrical substation in Modesto this morning
Jul 31, LONDON, - A fire broke out at Britain's Ferrybridge coal-fired power plant in West Yorkshire on Thursday, owner and operator SSE said, with no injuries reported but one generation unit going offline.
Jul 31- Boise firefighters said a grease fire at a southeast Boise food plant caused a considerable amount of smoke, but damage was minimal thanks to some quick work.
Jul 31, AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Two employees of an Augusta chemical plant are being treated for burns after a spill, according to the Augusta Fire Department.
Jul 31- Clean-up is under way at the site of a hydrochloric acid spill in rural Oklahoma that occurred earlier this week.
Jul 29, COFFEYVILLE, Kan. - A refinery fire in southeast Kansas has left four people hurt. It happened at CVR Refinery in Coffeyville just after midnight.
Jul 29, CROCKETT -- An ash tray with burning embers sparked a two-alarm fire Tuesday, destroying an apartment and displacing a family, according to the Crockett-Carquinez Fire District.
Jul 29, COFFEYVILLE, Kan - CVR Refining confirms that at approximately 12:30 a.m. on July 29, 2014, a fire was reported at the Coffeyville refinery's isomerization unit.
Jul 28- A textile factory in the northwestern provinces of Bursa caught fire July 28, triggering fears that the blaze could spread.
Jul 28- A small fire at the High Liner Foods plant in Lunenburg prompted a brief evacuation on Monday morning.
Jul 28, MOSS POINT, Miss. -- One man died and three others were injured in an explosion at the Omega Protein fish processing plant here on Monday morning, according to reports from WLOX-TV in Biloxi.
Jul 24- A worker died Wednesday at an industrial plant in Galax after becoming trapped in a piece of machinery.