Oct 29- Production has resumed at Bemis Performance Packaging Plant in Lancaster, Wisconsin, after a press exploded and ignited a solvent fire last week.
Oct 29, ATTICA, Kansas (AP) – Authorities in southern Kansas say a fire that broke out at a refinery has been extinguished.
Oct 29- A pipeline carrying condensate, a toxic substance produced during natural-gas and oil processing, caught fire in eastern Ohio early yesterday.
Oct 28, MASSAC COUNTY -- A leak at a Massac County plant has residents concerned for their safety.
Oct 28- There was a small methyl chloride leak at Sarnia’s Lanxess site around 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon.
Oct 28- Rescue vehicles are parked at POET Biorefining, 2111 Sandusky St., Fostoria, Monday evening.
Oct 27- On October 25 an explosion at the Veolia ES Canada Industrial Services plant in Sarnia, Ontario, injured five employees, with two in a critical condition.
Oct 27- According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, an explosion at an oil rig east of Cotulla in southern Texas resulted in five employees being airlifted to hospital with burn injuries.
Oct 27, STACYVILLE- The cause of an explosion at Northern Country Co-op's dry fertilizer plant, 610 Union St. in Stacyville, will be investigated and the plant will be closed for a short time, said manager Scot Janssen.
Oct 27- A fire today broke out in Unit-I of Suratgarh Thermal Power Pant in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district.
Oct 27- A fire occurred at Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar refinery on Oct.25 at 06:40 (UTC/GMT +6 hours), KazMunaiGas - Processing and Marketing JSC said.
Oct 24- A gas explosion at Ludwigshafen in western Germany on October 23 killed a building worker and injured 26 people.
Oct 23- An explosion at a fireworks factory in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on October 20 killed at least 17 people, police said.
Oct 23- At least 26 people were injured, including three who are in a critical condition, in an explosion at a medicine factory in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, EFE reported medical sources as saying.
Oct 21, LANCASTER, Wis. - An employee was injured Tuesday afternoon after an explosion caused a fire in a Lancaster manufacturing plant, officials said.
Oct 21, MOOSIC — Firefighters contained a small fire to a piece of machinery at the CPG International plant in the borough Monday.
Oct 21- Windsor firefighters were quick to extinguish an early morning fire at the Nemak plant near the Ojibway Parkway.
Oct 20- Mining officials said on October 18 that two miners had died from the burns suffered in the Polish coal mine methane blast on October 6, and the missing body of a third miner had been recovered.
Fire crews have been battling a major blaze at Didcot B Power Station
Oct 20- Police say a chemical leak at a Phillips 66 refinery in northern New Jersey did not pose a threat to the area.
Oct 20, LINDEN, N.J.– A chemical leak at a Phillips 66 refinery in Linden, New Jersey has been contained.
Oct 20- The shockwave from a powerful explosion at a Donetsk chemical plant could be felt kilometres away at a press conference held by pro-Russian rebels in the region.
Oct 20- A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region despite a nominal cease-fire being in place.
Oct 20- Mining officials said on October 18 that two miners had died from the burns suffered in the Polish coal mine methane blast on October 6, ...
Oct 19, WHITEHALL -- The cause of a fire Saturday in a machine that strips bark off logs used to manufacture plywood at Commonwealth Plywood in Whitehall was undetermined as of Sunday afternoon, but it appeared to be a mechanical failure.
Oct 17- A building has been evacuated in Hall County where crews are working a hazmat situation.
Oct 17- Smoke filled the sky Friday afternoon when a fire broke out at an asphalt plant in Severn Township.
Oct 17- Officials with Placid Refining Company in Port Allen say a small fire that broke out in the crude unit Thursday afternoon had no off-site impact and minimal damage has been reported.
Oct 17- A massive fire that engulfed a factory containing thousands of litres of flammable liquid could burn for days in Sydney's south-west.
A chlorine leak at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus forced the evacuation of some buildings and brought out a hazardous-materials team Thursday morning.
Oct 16- A top civil defense official says a massive fire has erupted at a power plant in northern Cairo, requiring 20 fire trucks to put it out.
Oct 16, CAIRO – A top civil defense official says a massive fire has erupted at a power plant in northern Cairo, requiring 20 fire trucks to put it out.
Oct 16- A 50-year-old worker was killed when an oxygen pipeline exploded at a factory in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, police said today.
Oct 15- Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc.’s pellet plant in Burns Lake, British Columbia, experienced a fire on Oct. 9.
Oct 15- Three workers sustained burn injuries when a fire broke out in a section of Bhilai Steel plant in Chhattisgarh's Durg district today, police said.
Oct 14- An explosion at Pinnacle Renewable Energy's wood pellet plant in British Columbia injured three and resulted in around 30 employees being evacuated.
Oct 14- Federal inspectors are investigating an explosion Monday afternoon at a foam-manufacturing warehouse that authorities say caused minor injuries to four workers and prompted temporary air quality warnings for the surrounding area.
Oct 14- A Hazmat team from the Asheville Fire Department responded Monday night to a location on Mills Gap road just up from the former CTS plant.
Oct 14- No injuries, damage or radiation leakage occurred in a maintenance accident over the weekend at the Cooper Nuclear Station near Brownville, the Nebraska Public Power District said.
Oct 14- Four people were killed and nine others injured in a chemical plant explosion in southwest China's Yunnan province on Monday evening.
Oct 13- Seventy miles north of Seattle, the Tesoro Anacortes rail facility—which daily offloads some 50,000 barrels of Bakken crude from tanker cars—was releasing a highly flammable oil byproduct into a stormwater system that lacked “required controls” for at least a year before state regulators were made aware of the potential hazard.
Oct 13- A worker from south Nowra has suffered minor burns as a result of a chemical spill.
Oct 13- Three mill workers were injured Thursday morning in an explosion at a wood pellet plant in northern British Columbia that was recently fined for "repeated" safety violations.
Oct 13- A chemical explosion at a building in Moonachie, NJ, has prompted warnings from local officials.
Oct 13, LINDEN, Ind.— Crews were called to an early morning fire at the Valero ethanol plant in Montgomery County Monday.
Oct 12- Crews evacuated an area of the Port Lands due to a fire at an oil refinery early Sunday morning.
Oct 12- Fire destroyed a storage room and caused $20,000 damage at the Green Bay Dressed Beef plant on the city's east side late Saturday night.
Oct 12- Sioux City Fire Rescue spent almost 12 hours battling a blaze at Siouxland Recovery, a recycling plant in Sioux City.
Oct 11- What was first reported as a 15,000-litre crude oil spill at the Jean-Gaulin refinery in Lévis, announced by the Quebec environment ministry earlier Saturday in a press release, is now being called a "very small leak" by the company that owns the refinery.
Oct 10- Local fire and Hazmat officials were able to quickly shut off a small toxic gas leak at the Eureka Wastewater Treatment Plant on Friday afternoon with no injuries or exposure reported, according to Humboldt Bay Fire Chief Ken Woods.
Oct 9-Operations resumed Wednesday following the work-related death of an employee at the West Point, GA Kia plant.
Oct 9- WEST BOUNTIFUL --- Officials said a power interruption at Holly Frontier Refinery Thursday caused a lot of smoke in the air in south Davis County.
Oct 9- The Bismarck Fire Department has contained a chlorine gas leak at the water treatment plant. The city says the scrubber system, which detects and prevents a gas release into the atmosphere, detected the leak this afternoon.
Oct 9, EAST JACKSON -- Around 7:40 this morning, emergency responders were called to the scene of Pinnacle Foods at 96 Pinnacle Drive in East Jackson after receiving reports of an ammonia leak.
Oct 9- The Sumter County Sheriff's office says two employees were injured in a fire at a Sumter business Thursday morning.
Oct 9- A generator caused sparks at a SAWS water purifying plant in the 3400 block of Valley Road around 11:40 a.m., SAFD said.
Oct 9- Fire crews and workers at the Buck Company foundry were able to contain a fire in a dust collector containing aluminum dust, preventing a flash fire and possible explosion.
Oct 9- The Tyson food plant in Buena Vista is closed as a result of a small fire early Wednesday. The area where the fire happened affected the manufacturing line, ...
Oct 9- A fire on Monday damaged one of the plant's backup diesel generators. Federal regulations require the plant staff to repair the damaged equipment within three days of the incident or shut the entire plant down.
Oct 9- The Burns Lake Fire Department confirms three workers have been injured at the Pinnacle Pellet Plant.
Oct 9- Officials said a power interruption at Holly Frontier Refinery Thursday caused a lot of smoke in the air in south Davis County.
Oct 8- An incident at the Flint Hills West Facility forced the temporary closure of a section of the Joe Fulton Corridor Monday.
Oct 8- The energy and chemical company said that the fire was contained to a relatively small part of the plant and all personnel were evacuated from the area.
Oct 8- Shell's Corunna refinery was briefing workers on safety this week after a contractor working on site Monday lost a finger.
Oct 7- ESSO has confirmed an oil spill at a refinery near Southampton. The Environment Agency is investigating the spillage of light oil into Southampton Water after a leak at Fawley Refinery.
Oct 7, CORPUS CHRISTI - The Joe Fulton Corridor Overpass was shut down Tuesday night because of an incident at the Flint Hills West Plant.
Oct 7- A Morrisville factory escaped serious damage Tuesday morning after a machine malfunction started a fire in a ventilation system that collects sawdust.
Oct 7- Fire units were dispatched to Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s Texarkana, Ark., plant late at 12:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 6., according to Texarkana Today.
Oct 7- A silo fire at the Valero Renewables Ethanol Plant Monday afternoon kept firefighters and Fayette law enforcement busy overnight.
Oct 7- A worker was killed Monday evening at a Mississippi oilfield site after being hit in the head with a pipe, authorities said.
Oct 6, STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Stillwater fire officials say four people were injured in an explosion at an energy company in Stillwater.
Oct 6, BLOOMINGBURG, Ohio - Homes were evacuated for a short time due to a fire at the Valero Renewables Plant in Bloomingburg, northeast of Washington Court House.
Oct 6- An Iranian defense industry body said two workers were killed in a fire at an explosives factory in an eastern district of Tehran, the official IRNA news agency reported on Monday.
Oct 5, GLENS FALLS -- Firefighters from the Glens Falls Fire Department are at the scene of a fire that appears to have ignited Sunday afternoon in the insulation of a turbine at Finch Paper in downtown Glens Falls.
Oct 5- THE smoke plume which soared above Portsmouth following the fire at a metal recycling depot this morning has now settled.
Oct 5- SAPPORO – A small fire occurred Sunday at the Tomari nuclear power plant in western Hokkaido, operator Hokkaido Electric Power Co. said, adding that there was no radiation leak.
Oct 3- Crews have been called out to tackle an ongoing fire at the Lafarge Tarmac works in Dunbar.
Oct 3, ANCHORAGE — A fire that broke out Thursday morning in the personnel quarters of a natural gas platform in Cook Inlet forced the rig’s crew to flee in a helicopter and sent a plume of black smoke billowing into the sky.
Oct 2- A union has questioned safety measures at the Ineos
petrochemical plant in Grangemouth in the wake of a gas leak there this week.
Oct 2- A Wheeling man injured in an explosion at a Wetzel County plant last month died Wednesday night at a Pittsburgh hospital.
Oct 2- Wednesday's blast at the Midzhur explosives plant resulted in the death of 13 men and 2 women, Interior Ministry officials say.
Oct 2- David Dean, the Primex Plastics Corp. employee burned in last week’s explosion, remains at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas in stable condition, according to an employee in the burn center who refused to give his name.
Oct 2- About 50 firefighters have tackled a fire involving 400 tonnes of waste at a derelict industrial unit in Hull.
Oct 2- Longview and Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue firefighters fought a fire that broke out in the No. 7 paper machine at the KapStone Paper and Packaging plant in Longview on Wednesday night.
Oct 2- The Liverpool Fire Department responded to a fire at Renova, the former Bowater Plant in Brooklyn on Oct. 2.
Oct 2- A firefighter was treated for heat exhaustion while responding to a blaze Tuesday that damaged duct work and two ovens at a metal plant in Valmont Industrial Park, Hazle Township’s fire chief said.
Oct 2- A number of blasts at a privately-owned Midzhur explosives plant in the village of Gorni Lom, about 145km (90 miles) northwest of Sofia, killed 15 people and injured a further three, Novonite said on October 1.
Oct 1- An employee at a Georgetown County plant has been flown to a burn center in Augusta after an electrical box unit exploded and burned his face and right hand.
Oct 1, WARSAW - Six people were injured in an explosion at one of the facilities in a refinery in Plock, a city in central Poland, the country's largest refiner PKN Orlen , which runs the refinery, said on Wednesday.
Oct 1- A Wheeling, W.Va., man died tonight from injuries sustained in a chemical explosion at his workplace last month, according to a supervisor at the Allegheny County medical examiner's office.
Oct 1- Firefighters from three counties responded to a fire Tuesday afternoon at a Valmont Industrial Park company that makes metal closures.
Oct 1, SPEEDWAY, Ind. - A chemical leak prompted the evacuation of the Speedway Water Treatment Plant Wednesday morning.
Sep 30- A worker has been killed at BHP Billiton's Worsley alumina refinery in WA's south-west.
Sep 30- A gas leak at the Grangemouth oil refinery has sparked a major safety alert.
Sep 30, SAN ANTONIO — A South Side refinery likely will be closed through today after a fire occurred near a crude unit on Tuesday, the plant's manager said.
Sep 30, SEATTLE (AP) - A large fire destroyed a manufacturing building in Seattle, sending a big plume of black smoke over the city and prompting an effort to contain toxic chemicals.
Sep 30, BRUCEVILLE-EDDY — A fire broke out at about 9:05 a.m. Tuesday at Southern Enterprises of Envirocare Inc., 1551 Old Moody Road. Numerous departments were sent to the Bruceville-Eddy area in response.
Sep 30- A fire of unknown origin engulfed a major tire-making plant in this provincial city on Tuesday, forcing residents living nearby to evacuate, firefighters said.
Sep 29, ROCKLEDGE, Fla. —A manufacturing plant worker was injured in an explosion Monday morning, according to the Rockledge Fire Department.
Sep 29- A contractor working at an Apache-operated drilling site near Amarillo, Texas, was killed while digging a ditch for preemptive spill control.