Nov 29- -- A fire at a plastics plant in Solvay sent two people to the hospital.
Nov 28- Tributes have been flowing on Facebook for Perth-based scaffolder Benjamin White, who died on Wednesday.
Nov 28- Fire broke out at a McKee Food plant at Collegedale on Saturday night.
Nov 28- SANTA ANA Firefighters have extinguished a blaze that started in a large bale of plastic and sent a giant plume of black smoke into the sky Saturday, as more than 85 firefighters worked to keep the fire from reaching the industrial building.
Nov 28- A fire producing 10-foot flames near a propane tank has caused a plant at McKee Foods in Collegedale to evacuate, according to Amy Maxwell of Hamilton County Emergency Services.
Nov 27- PORT Campbell CFA crews were called to the BHP Minerva gas plant early on Friday morning.
Nov 27- A fire that broke out at a LG Hausys plant on Monday was determined to be caused by an internal malfunction on a boiler inside the plant.
Nov 27- Three firefighters were injured while battling a fire at a New Jersey paper recycling plant, reports washingtontimes.com.
Nov 26- A THIRD worker has been killed at Alcoa’s Kwinana refinery just hours after two men were crushed to death by a falling concrete slab at an East Perth worksite.
Nov 26- Burlington firefighters have put out a fire that erupted at a scrap metal recycling plant Thursday morning, and crews were still onsite late Thursday afternoon making sure the fire is completely out, said Acting Platoon Chief Mark Baylor.
Nov 26- Three firefighters have been injured while battling a blaze at a New Jersey paper recycling plant.
Nov 26- A fire broke out at Waddell's Poultry Plant and Cannery in Crapaud onThursday afternoon.
Nov 25- The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party, reported that a blast occurred at a chemical plant in the northern Chinese city of Shijiazhuang, in Hebei province late yesterday night (Nov 24).
Nov 25- Production at Algeria's largest refinery, Skikda, has been halted by a power outage that followed an explosion at the plant, two sources at the refinery said on Wednesday.
Nov 25- No one was hurt but a trailer was destroyed and another badly damaged in a fire Nov. 22 at Lorain’s Water Distribution Division.
Nov 25- Five employees of a contractor were hurt in a fire Tuesday at the Salina Cruz refinery in the southern state of Oaxaca, raising the number of people injured in the blaze to eight, state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said.
Nov 25- With a fire nearly destroying his lifetime of work on the day before Thanksgiving, one could forgive Frederic Hoffman if he was not feeling very thankful.
Nov 24- A fire that started in a machine caused an estimated $60,000 at Eliason Corp., a Portage company that makes traffic doors for commercial buildings.
Nov 24- Firefighters knocked down a blaze Monday night at a Sacramento recycling facility.
Nov 24- A fire broke out at Mexico's biggest oil refinery on Tuesday and some staff were evacuated, a spokesman for state-run oil company Pemex said, the latest in a string of incidents to hit the company's refineries.
Nov 23- One labourer was killed and two others sustained severe injuries in an explosion at Coromandel International’s fertilizer plant on the city outskirts on Sunday morning.
Nov 23- According to Middleport fire department in Gallia County, the fire has been cleared at Gavin Power Plant.
Nov 23- Dozens of Spokane Valley firefighters responded to a structure fire inside the walls and ceiling of the Kaiser Trentwood plant in Spokane Valley Sunday afternoon.
Nov 23- A huge fire destroyed a warehouse at a food processing plant after an electrical fault last week.
Nov 23- The chemical fumes from a plastics plant that had spread a nauseous odor in parts of Quezon City and Pasig has been “contained,” according to a QC official.
Nov 22- The bodies of two steelworkers killed in a horrific explosion at a steel plant have finally been recovered.
Nov 21- At least 21 people died in a fire at a mine operated by northeast China’s biggest state-owned coal company, state media reported today (Nov 21), the latest accident in the country’s trouble-plagued resources sector.
Nov 21- Firefighters took less than an hour Friday afternoon to beat down a structure fire at Clearwater Paper Corp.’s plant at 2 Forbes St.
Nov 20- A large fire at a recycling plant in Melbourne's north will most likely burn for days, the Country Fire Authority says.
Nov 20- An oil fire broke out at OTR Wheel Engineering Thursday afternoon after a boiler malfunctioned and began leaking oil that caught fire, according to Rome Fire Battalion Chief Gene Proctor.
Nov 20- Three workers were injured in an explosion that occurred at about 6pm on November 17 at the Proliant processing plant in Lytton, IA.
Nov 20- An explosion at the Upper Lillooet hydropower project's worksite left one person dead earlier this week, majority owner Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. said in a statement.
Nov 19- A malfunctioning machine crushed the arms of two workers at a 3-year-old factory with a troublesome history Tuesday, fire officials said.
Nov 19- The rapid response from the Turlock Fire Department and the quick actions of Foster Farms employees is being credited with keeping a fire that ignited at the Turlock facility from flaring up into a dangerous blaze.
Nov 19- The fire, which started last Wednesday morning, burned for over a week and at its height saw 40 fire fighters battle the blaze.
Nov 19- An electrical fault was the cause of a major fire which broke out this morning.
Nov 19- TWO people have been killed, and five people injured in an explosion at Celsa Steel UK in Splott, near Cardiff, UK yesterday.
Nov 18- Byco’s 120,000-barrel-per-day refinery has been closed since October 27 when a fire damaged its crude oil heater, but production is expected to resume by February 2016, officials told The Express Tribune.
Nov 18- Three people were taken to hospitals in serious condition Tuesday after an explosion at a protein processing plant in Lytton, authorities said.
Nov 18- Both sources feeding power to the Shenango Inc. coke plant on Neville Island failed during thunderstorms and high winds in late May, stranding a cart that loads coal above an open oven.
Nov 18- The investigation is continuing into Tuesday's fire at a Leetsdale plant that manufactures chemicals for the fracking process.
Nov 18- REGENERON says an incident which caused its Limerick facility to be evacuated and the emergency services alerted has been resolved.
Nov 18- Three people have been taken to hospitals in serious condition after an explosion at a protein processing plant in Iowa.
Nov 18- Two people have died and four suffered minor injuries in an explosion at the Celsa steelworks in central Cardiff.
Nov 18- The Santa Paula Fire Department captain with the reputation for being meticulous responded hours before sunrise to a wastewater plant where a truck exploded outside Santa Paula.
Nov 17- An explosion has been reported at a chemical factory in Fushun, Liaoning province, in northeast China. The cause of the blast is under investigation, CCTV reported.
Nov 17- Pittsburgh firefighters are battling an industrial fire at a chemical plant in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania. About 75 nearby homes have been evacuated due to inhalation risks.
Nov 17- Residents were evacuated from more than 70 Leetsdale homes Tuesday after a fire at a chemical manufacturing plant filled the sky with black smoke and noxious fumes.
Nov 17- A worker at a Henderson plant suffered serious burns today after a diesel fuel flash fire, according to the Henderson Fire Department.
Nov 17- Large tornados ripped through the Texas panhandle on Monday night, including one estimated to be a mile wide that reportedly leveled a Halliburton plant, causing chemical and gas leaks. Downed power lines were also reported.
Nov 17- Smoke continued to rise Monday from the fire at the former Barwick Mills facility in LaFayette, Ga., as emergency officials worked for a third day to extinguish the blaze that started there Saturday.
Nov 17- A spokesperson with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said the worker is doing OK after falling off scaffolding and into a pit below ground level.
Nov 16- A gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit was not running on Monday after a fire broke out Sunday at Valero Energy Corp's 335,000 barrel per day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, sources familiar with plant operations said.
Nov 16- Nineteen workers sustained injuries in an explosion in an ammonia scrubber at Tata Steel plant on Monday.
Nov 16- It took half a day to put out a fire at the Kruger Recycling Centre on Notre Dame St. West.
Nov 16- A solvent plant was engulfed in fire early on Sunday morning at Por. Barrels and a tanker containing inflammable solvents at the Advance Syntex Private Limited caught fire at around 6.30 am.
Nov 15- Firefighters tackled an early afternoon blaze at a recycling plant in St Henri on Sunday. Flames broke out at Kruger paper and carton recyling.
Nov 15- Montreal firefighters spent hours battling a difficult-to-control fire at the Kruger cardboard factory on Place Turcot near Notre Dame in LaSalle Sunday.
Nov 15- Several area fire departments responded to a burning building on Bar Harbor Road Saturday night.
Nov 14- A heavy equipment operator was killed after puncturing a natural gas line in Central California, creating an explosion and 200-foot-high plumes of flame that destroyed a nearby home, authorities said.
Nov 13- A Taupo wood products factory will be shut down for up to five days after an explosion left the building in flames on Thursday.
Nov 12- Taiwan CPC Corp had stopped its refinery plant in Dalin, Kaohsiung, as it caught a fire at the 80,000b/d RFCC unit, including 450kta propylene production.
Nov 13- A major Nov. 10 fire destroyed a Glastonbury, Conn., manufacturing facility operated by Preferred Display Inc., a maker of acrylic display units for retail businesses.
Nov 13- A worker at a Houston coffee plant is dead after he was overcome by a carbon dioxide release.
Nov 12- A fire in the energy centre has damaged Dongwha New Zealand's plant near Gore.
Nov 12- Crews had to separate recyclables as they checked to make sure there were no more hot spots left at a recycling center fire early Thursday in Delaware.
Nov 12- Two people are injured after trying to transport sodium hydroxide at a local environmental plant.
Nov 11- White, plastic dust spewed from a silo at an Earl Township manufacturing plant early Tuesday morning, prompting a response from emergency crews and scrutiny by state officials.
Nov 11- Madison County authorities said an employee was killed in an explosion at a cedar panel manufacturer Tuesday morning.
Nov 11- STEEL firm Tata has been fined £180,000 after an employee narrowly escaped death when he was showered in scalding molten metal at the company’s plant in Rotherham.
Nov 11- Forty-five firefighters are tackling the blaze at the site which is owned by River Ridge Recycling (RRR).
Nov 11- A machine fire prompted the evacuation of employees at the Swarovski Lighting Ltd. plant in the Air Industrial Park Wednesday.
Nov 11- Just before 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, with flames fully fueled and smoke billowing hundreds of feet into the air, it appeared the Ozarks Hardwood Products wood-pellet plant at the intersection of Highway C and Highway AB, ...
Nov 11- Employees have been evacuated from a Glastonbury, Connecticut company that makes cosmetic displays as an out-of-control two-alarm fire tears through the building.
Nov 11- A steam boiler exploded early on Friday morning at the My Xuan Paper Plant in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, killing two workers, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Nov 10- One person was taken to the hospital and several homes along Bayou Teche in Verdunville were evacuated more than two hours due to a small chlorine leak Monday morning.
Nov 10- A man was killed early Tuesday morning in an explosion at a Madison County plant that manufactures cedar closet liners and cedar oil.
Nov 10- An investigation and clean-up has begun at Ellwood City's INMETCO plant, where one building was destroyed by fire Sunday.
Nov 10- A fire broke out inside a gas tanker being built in a shipyard in southeastern South Korea Tuesday, killing one worker and injuring seven others.
Nov 10- Fire fighters responded to a fire at CTA Acoustics in Corbin just before 7 o'clock Tuesday evening.
Nov 9- Township firefighters extinguished a chemical fire in a room at the technology company Veeco on Sunday afternoon.
Nov 9- A massive fire at a chemical plant in Maastricht sent plumes of dense black smoke over a large area and locals were warned to stay indoors with doors and windows closed on Monday afternoon.
Nov 9- The Capitol Power plant was evacuated Monday morning due to an audible alarm in the boiler room, though police said there was no fire.
Nov 8- Firefighters in Franklin Township responded to a chemical fire Sunday.
Nov 8- A fire that started inside of an oil drum and spread to the entire building has crews in Ellwood City anticipating working all day to put the fire out.
Nov 8- A fire at the Tony’s Pizza plant in southwest Salina was quickly extinguished Sunday evening.
Nov 8- Authorities say fire crews have brought under control a blaze at a battery and hazardous waste recycling plant in western Pennsylvania.
Nov 6- The cleanup of Tuesday’s massive fire at the old state Department of Transportation barns on VanDuzee Street is expected to cost more than $600,000.
Nov 6- At least five people were injured in an explosion and fire at a bread factory in the Romanian city of Brasov on the evening of November 5
Nov 5- A 38-year-old employee of the Yatala oil recycling plant died after an explosion and fire about 8am.
Nov 5- If you saw the major flare-up at BP Whiting Refinery for much of the day Wednesday, it was nothing to worry about.
Nov 5- Fire fighters on Thursday night were battling a fire at the Acorn Design & Manufacturing plant in Lebanon County. No additional details were immediately available, according to dispatch reports.
Nov 5- A fire at a Ferndale plant that makes cat litter and other absorption products has resulted in more than $1 million in damage.
Nov 5- Strong gusts of wind caused an unexpected straw bale fire at the Mountain View Mushrooms plant in Fillmore on Monday, Nov. 2.
Nov 5- An oil recycling plant worker and a contract maintenance worker have died in separate industrial accidents on the Gold Coast.
Nov 5- The low density polyethylene unit at Dow Chemical's Bahia Blanca, Argentina, petrochemical complex remains shut two days after an explosion and fire at the unit, a Dow spokeswoman said Thursday.
Nov 5- A fire in Passaic badly damaged a family-owned plastics company Thursday afternoon.
Nov 4- A small fire in a backup generator at the Millstone Power Plant sent out an alert Wednesday.
Nov 4- Following a fire in September at Dutch fertiliser group OCI, it is expected that its CAN plant will not be running until later this month.
Nov 4- Last Tuesday a fire was responded to at the A.B. Brown power plant east of Mount Vernon.