Aug 5- The Shelby County Fire Department was called to the scene of a flash fire at Gerdau Ameristeel in the 11000 block of Gulf Stream Road in Arlington.
Aug 4- Troopers attached to the state Fire Marshal's office are investigating a blaze that caused "well over $250,000" to a building at Lane Construction's asphalt plant on Mount Herman Station Road Monday night.
Aug 4- Fire crews are on scene at a Fonterra plant in Taranaki after reports of smoke coming from the factory.
Aug 4- Fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at the BASF plant in Central, sending several fire stations and a hazardous materials team into action, according to Central Fire Chief Ed Reynolds.
Aug 4- A massive explosion rocked a southeast Missouri aluminum plant Tuesday, injuring some workers and creating a plume of smoke that could be seen for miles.
Aug 3- A 19-year-old worker remains missing hours after a silo collapsed at a Northern Virginia quarry, spilling tons of debris Monday morning.
Aug 3- Northfield Firefighters were working at Lane Construction Company after a fire started Monday night.
Aug 3- Investigators are looking into a fire that broke out at the Knight’s Armament weapons manufacturer in Titusville.
Aug 3- A fire at the Noble Wood Chip Plant in Sherrill is under control and Sherrill power will probably not have to be shut off, according to the city.
Aug 3- Contra Costa County hazardous materials officials said a fire at the ConocoPhillips 66 refinery in Rodeo was extinguished and a health advisory has been canceled.
Aug 2- A small fire Sunday at the Phillips 66 refinery spurred the county health department to issue a public health advisory for the towns of Rodeo and Crockett.
Aug 1- Smoke could be seen for miles in Grand Forks tonight after the Simplot plant caught fire.
Jul 31- A fire ripped through a John Deere facility in Tornillo early Friday morning and caused hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage to equipment in the building.
Jul 31- Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm vegetation fire in a field just outside of Cupertino this morning, a Santa Clara County fire spokeswoman said.
Jul 31- A chemical leak and explosion at the Coca-Cola Singapore plant in Tuas yesterday has landed a man in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Jul 30- A tank and pipelines containing hydrogen attached to a separator exploded at the hydrogen plant of cold rolling mill 3 in Bokaro Steel Plant of Steel Authority of India Limited here on Wednesday. No casualties were reported.
Jul 30- Four workers were injured in an explosion early Wednesday at the Atlas Foundry in Marion.
Jul 30- Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out at the Gavin Power Plant in Cheshire, OH Thursday.
Jul 29- ABUJA, July 29 Nigeria's Port Harcourt refinery has started ramping up production following maintenance, state oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday.
Jul 29- Motiva Enterprises LLC's Port Arthur, Texas refinery suffered a small fire on Wednesday in a catalytic reformer, sources told Reuters.
Jul 29- Three men were transported to various hospitals Tuesday after receiving burns from an electrical explosion at the West Virginia Manufacturing facility near Montgomery.
Jul 29- It took 22 fire departments from five counties and most of Wednesday to contain a large fire in Guadalupe County near Seguin.
Jul 28- THREE people were killed and four more injured in a blaze a chemical plant in northwest China, according to the state-backed Xinhua news agency.
Jul 28- At least 25 people have died in a fire at a furniture factory outside Cairo. More than 20 others were injured by the blaze in El Obour, an industrial city some 35 kilometres northeast of the Egyptian capital.
Jul 28- Three people were taken to the hospital after a fire at a plant in Fayette County.
Jul 28- A Kinston recycling plant catches fire for the second time since April. Kinston Fire Commander Kevin Scully tells 9 On Your Side says they responded to the 2010 North Queen Street plant around 8p.m.
Jul 28- Emergency personnel have cleared the scene following an explosion at a metals plant in Fayette County where multiple injuries were reported.
July 26- Nobody has been hurt in a South Texas recycling plant fire that forced the evacuation of nearly a dozen nearby homes.
Jul 26- A facility leaked and caught fire at the Qingyang Petrochemical Company owned by PetroChina at around 7 a.m. on Sunday, said the government of Qingyang City.
Jul 25- Fire crews were called to the Flint Hills Resources ethanol plant, just outside Menlo, around 11 p.m. Stuart Fire Chief Mike Renslow said the fire started after a power outage.
Jul 25- A smoky fire that snowed ash on a nearby colonia Saturday prompted officials to evacuate about 50 residents from their homes Saturday evening.
Jul 25- A major fire broke out early today at Satpura thermal power station located at Sarni town in the district, following which power generation from two units has been stopped, an official said.
Jul 25- Port Huron firefighters responded to a fire Saturday morning at Mueller Brass, 2199 Lapeer Road.
Jul 25- A chemical explosion which occurred at the Lamingo Dam treatment plant of the Plateau State Water Board on Saturday in Jos has claimed the lives of no fewer than five people and 50 others injured.
Jul 24- Phillips 66 said power had been restored following a brief, unscheduled outage that shut parts of its 247,000-barrel-per-day Alliance refinery in Belle Chase, Louisiana, on Thursday.
Jul 24- Crews were called to the scene at 5.45am on Thursday morning - roads have been closed and residents have been urged to keep their doors and windows closed.
Jul 24- A TYRE fire took more than 50 firefighters to bring under control in Melbourne’s west overnight.
Jul 24- Chevron Corp said a cogeneration plant at its 245,271 barrel-per-day refinery in Richmond, California was operating in "standby" mode after experiencing a temporary power dip early Friday.
Jul 24- Hazmat crews and Columbia Fire were called out to Tyson Foods on bluff road around 3.30AM Friday morning because of a chemical leak.
Jul 23- A total of four people were injured on Thursday as a result of two blasts at the Nammo Buck factory for ammunition disposal in northeastern Germany's Uckermark district, the Tagesspiegel newspaper reported.
Jul 21- The death toll from a fire that broke out at a factory of a subsidiary of Japanese cosmetics maker Mandom Corp. on the outskirts of Jakarta earlier this month rose to 17 as of Tuesday, the company said in a statement.
Jul 21- The Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant has been shut down for repairs roughly a month after a planned outage for maintenance and refueling.
Jul 21- Fire crews were called to a sewage water treatment plant after a valve on a chemical tank malfunctioned.
Jul 21- Xcel Energy says a fire is now out in the coal storage barn at its Sherco power plant near Becker.
Jul 20- A Turkish Petroleum Refineries Company (TÜPRAŞ) refinery in the Aegean province of İzmir caught on fire, with a 160-liter oil tank lying along its production stream, Doğan News Agency reported on July 17.
Jul 20- A wiring malfunction started a fire that caused more than $20,000 in damages to a structure at a cooking oil refinery Sunday morning in the 19300 block of Longmeadow Road near Hagerstown, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said.
Jul 20- The cause of explosions last Friday (July 17) at the Cheshire wood flour mill owned by a subsidiary of wood recycling firm Boden’s are being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Jul 20- Nexen Energy apologised on July 17 for the spill of 31,500 barrels of emulsion, a mixture of bitumen, water and sand, across an area of 16,000 square meters in an inaccessible area of the province.
Jul 19- Firefighters were able to contain a fire at a cooking-oil refinery operation north of Hagerstown on Sunday before a spill occurred, keeping it from becoming a hazardous-materials incident, officials said.
Jul 18- Multiple fire departments responded to a Spartanburg plant called Santolubes Saturday.
Jul 18- No one was reported injured in the accident Thursday night that temporarily led to the evacuation of homes within a 1-mile radius and followed recent ...
Jul 17- A chlorine leak at Clear Lake’s Water Treatment Plant was contained Friday but not before officials evacuated nearby homes.
Jul 17- One woman and three men remain trapped at a wood treatment works following at least three explosions which sparked a huge blaze and caused the four-storey factory plant to collapse.
Jul 16- Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a petrochemical plant in eastern China.
Jul 15- An explosion at an aerospace plant in northeast Washington state Tuesday night injured five people, authorities said. Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s officials said two of the five were airlifted to a Spokane hospital, according to KXLY-TV of Spokane.
Jul 14- Two blasts rocked a petrochemical plant in Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France, authorities said. The explosion occurred close to Marseille Provence Airport, the fifth-busiest in the country.
Jul 14- Grand Rapids fire crews temporarily issued a shelter in place order following a chemical release on the city's northwest side.
Jul 13- An "unusual event" was declared at the Salem 1 nuclear reactor over the weekend after a faulty fire detector went off causing a room to be filled with carbon dioxide, officials said.
Jul 13- Two men, one aged in his 50s and one in his 20s, were killed shortly after 9am today after the blast in the fabrication workshop at digger bucket manufacturer Harford Attachments in Spar Road, Norwich.
Jul 13- A huge fire packed with explosions filled the skies over Sikeston, Missouri with black smoke. Sikeston Department of Public Safety Captain Jim McMillen said, “Never seen anything like it, it was very dramatic.”
Jul 12- Fire crews in breathing apparatus attended a poisonous gas leak at a Waikato meat processing plant.
Jul 12- Fire engulfed a heavy vehicles repair plant at Jalan Papan early Sunday (Jul 12), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) reported.
Jul 12- Police and fire personnel responded to an ammonia leak at the Clinton's Ditch Cooperative Sunday night around 10:30 p.m.
Jul 12- A four-alarm fire ripped through a recycling plant here Saturday evening, releasing a dangerous plastic odor into the air, reports The Boston Globe.
Jul 11- A four-alarm fire ripped through a recycling plant here Saturday evening, releasing a dangerous plastic odor into the air, according to the city’s fire chief.
Jul 11- A fire broke out at an influent water tank in central effluent treatment plant at Gujarat Refinery here on Friday.
Jul 11- Several crews in Grayson County were busy this afternoon after an insulation plant caught fire. The Sherman plant's management will spend their weekend assessing the damage.
Jul 11- Five people died in an explosion in the production room of cosmetic company PT Mandom Indonesia Tbk's plant in Bekasi, a city east of Jakarta, on Friday, the Kompas daily reported, quoting the head of Jakarta police.
Jul 10- No one was injured in a fire that brought four fire departments to the Utz plant on High Street in Hanover just after noon on Friday.
Jul 10- Officials say several buildings were destroyed today when a major fire broke out at a concrete plant outside Halifax.
Jul 9- Several workers were killed and injured in an explosion and subsequent fire at a steel factory in the central Iranian province of Esfahan.
Jul 9- An ammonia leak in a Fort Erie plant that killed a 50-year-old man is being investigated by the Ontario Ministry of Labour.
Jul 9- Firefighters rushed to a fire at an auto parts company. Firefighters spent several hours on the scene.
Jul 9- A Kent paper recycling plant caught fire Wednesday and burned a half acre of paper and cardboard, according to the Fire Department.
Jul 9- Iran's official news agency says that an explosion at a steel mill in the central Iranian city of Isfahan has killed three workers and injured four.
Jul 8- Two workers died while working on a construction project at a Petrobras oil terminal in Brazil on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
Jul 8- A fire broke out in a warehouse in the historic ZiL industrial zone in southeast Moscow on Wednesday morning, prompting the evacuation of 50 people, the TASS news agency reported.
Jul 8- A fire official says two people were seriously hurt when they fell through a roof at a steam plant being demolished in Danville.
Jul 8- A fire that broke out at a recycling plant at Ancaster in the early hours of Tuesday, July 8, is still not out.
Jul 8- Approximately $20 million in damage resulted from the fire that destroyed Miller Chemical on June 8 in Conewago Township, State Police said in a release issued Tuesday.
Jul 8- Crews are working to put out a large fire at a recycling plant in Kent. On Wednesday, fire officials said about half an acre of paper products was on fire at the recycling plant in the 1200 block of 6th Avenue North.
Jul 7- Investigators are reporting millions of dollars in damage after a fire ripped through a chemical plant near Hanover.
Jul 7- An early morning fire July 6 destroyed a packaging plant operated by North Shore Strapping Co. in Brooklyn Heights, Ohio.
Jul 7- A firefighter has been treated in hospital after working at a recycling plant blaze outside Londonderry.
Jul 7- Authorities are investigating how a form of acid spilled outside the Coca-Cola facility in Speedway.
Jul 6- Firefighters were able to quickly put out a field fire on Monday morning.
Jul 6- Valero Energy Corp. reported Monday a disruption to operations and flaring of gas at its refinery in Port Arthur, Texas.
Jul 6- An industrial accident has occurred at Telemekhanika plant owned by Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Ministry in the country’s Shirvan city, Azerbaijani Defense Industry Ministry told Trend July 6.
Jul 6- A break in an exhaust line leading from a blast furnace at U.S. Steel’s Granite City Works may be slowing progress in getting the plant up and running.
Jul 6- One man is dead after an ammonia leak at the Rich Products plant in Fort Erie, Ontario. Company officials are working with Canada's Ministry of Labor to find out what happened, and what the next steps should be.
Jul 6- A chemical plant fire that ignited Saturday night in rural Waller County happened at a facility that has been cited previously for violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Joel Eisenbaum reports.
Jul 5- The Harris County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of a chemical plant explosion that happened in Waller County Saturday night.
Jul 5- In yet another accident at Bhushan Steel Limited (BSL) at Meramandali in Dhenkanal district on Saturday, a doorman died on the plant premises at 8.30am. The deceased was identified as Thomas Soren, 19, of Jharkhand.
Jul 5- The fire was first noticed at 7.30 am at the Sony plant. Large amounts of CDs and DVDs stocked in the premises fueled the fire, turning it into a major inferno.
Jul 5- A fire at a chemical plant late Saturday night lit up the sky northwest of Houston and led to a brief shelter-in-place order for nearby residents.
Jul 4- EXPLOSIONS were heard after a huge blaze broke out at a Sheffield waste recycling unit following a large electrical storm overnight.
Jul 3- Six workers were killed and another one was injured Friday when an explosion occurred at a chemical plant in the southeastern coastal city of Ulsan, fire officials said.
Jul 3- According to reports, a large fire occurred at the Paluel nuclear power plant in Normandy, France.
Jul 3- An electrical fire caused the evacuation of about 300 workers from an Evansville plastics factory and halted production for several hours.
Jul 3- Two units attached to Cavan Fire Brigade remain at the scene of a fire which broke out at the Quinn Cement plant in the early hours of this morning.