May 23- A fire at a meat processing plant in Banksmeadow, Sydney, has been extinguished after burning for two days straight, causing thousands of dollars in damages.
May 22- Authorities say an investigation has been launched into the causes of a fire that has destroyed a large meat production plant in northern Spain.
May 22- A plant in Battle Creek is damaged after a fire. According to a press release, city firefighters were able to bring the fire under control early Saturday.
May 21- A Calumet employee was fatally injured while on the job at the company's Shreveport refinery Friday morning.
May 21- A fire in a storage container at the Chevron refinery in El Segundo briefly caused traffic delays Saturday morning.
May 21- This week, some misaligned mirrors at the biggest solar thermal energy plant in the US caused an electrical fire that took out one of the plant's three boiler towers.
May 21- A fire in an oven spread to the roof of a Battle Creek industry, causing an estimated $100,000 to the plant.
May 21- A fire at the General Motors plant in Tennessee was quickly extinguished and will not affect production at the Spring Hill facility.
May 20- Firefighters have doused a fire that sparked a hazmat situation at a refinery in Southwest Philadelphia.
May 19- A late-night fire at a Medford recycling plant was extinguished fairly quickly, Suffolk County fire officials said Thursday.
May 18- At least 100 people were evacuated from the site on Highgate Street in Auburn where more than 60 firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze, which they say could smoulder for hours.
May 18- FIREFIGHTERS will continue to monitor the smouldering wreckage of a foam recycling plant at the scene of a fire in south-west Sydney.
May 17- Officers were called to a fire at a recycling plant on Lakeside Road, Colnbrook at 12.30pm today.
May 17- Emergency responders were at a water plant in Darien on Tuesday ...
May 17- Three engineers were killed and at least 24 others got injured in a boiler explosion at a private thermal power plant in Annupur district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday night.
May 17- Wildfires menacing Fort McMurray carved a new path of destruction Tuesday, destroying an oilsands work camp to the north and forcing reconstruction staff out of the evacuated city.
May 16- A contract worker killed Wednesday at ExxonMobil's Beaumont refinery was the third person to die following a maintenance accident at the site since 2013, highlighting safety concerns during petrochemical plant turnarounds.
May 16- A trash fire at ZERO Waste Solutions brought out nine fire departments and temporarily closed down I-495 on Friday evening.
May 16- Several workers at an east Tulsa chemical plant evacuated early Sunday morning after firefighters say chemicals reacted and filled the air with smoke.
May 16- A small army of firefighters and firetrucks descended on Jeff Davis County Sunday afternoon to assist local firefighters in fighting a fire at Beasley Forest Products on the Uvalda Highway, Hazlehurst.
May 16- Two people were injured at a plant northwest of Beatrice following an explosion Sunday morning.
May 16- No one was hurt in a Monday morning fire at a chemical distribution plant along Interstate 215. The fire happened at Brenntag Pacific on 2335 West Directors Row.
May 16- Fire crews were called to tackle a blaze at a recycling plant in Leyton on Sunday morning.
May 16- Fire crews contained a fire Monday morning at Louisiana-Pacific Corp., a laminated veneer lumber mill on U.S. 421 in New Hanover County.
May 16- Three fire departments cooperated to put out a fire at a cornflour plant Saturday afternoon in Worthington.
May 16- The owners of the Houston Pellet plant confirmed that the Houston Fire Department has responded to a fire at the plant.
May 15- Two workers at Continental Carbonic Inc. were injured in an accident at the plant Sunday morning, northwest of Beatrice.
May 15- Michelle Dias was only on her third day of work at Caterpillar when a fire erupted on the roof of the Seguin facility Thursday night.
May 14- Firefighters extinguished a fire that broke out at an Albuquerque recycling plant on Saturday morning.
May 14- Authorities say two people were injured in an industrial accident at Nucor Steel in Norfolk.
May 14- Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a fatal fire at a South Dakota ethanol plant. One person was killed and another injured in the May 6 fire at a POET Biorefining plant south of Hudson.
May 14- Early dawn of Thursday, May 12, a certain oil plant in Barangay Campo Islam, this City, was on fire. The Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) did right way respond to the emergency.
May 13- Jenks and Tulsa firefighters responded to a fire at the Kimberly Clark paper plant just before midnight Thursday.
May 12- The Argentinian businessmen that successfully applied to buy Taranaki's Onetai Station farm in 2013 were implicated in a second pollution incident overseas, Labour land information spokesman David Cunliffe has alleged.
May 12- Fire crews from roughly 15 communities were called to knock down a massive blaze at a commercial recycling plant in southern Maine.
May 11- A blaze that erupted at a local cement plant injured two firefighters before it was extinguished early Tuesday morning.
May 11- The operator of the Come By Chance refinery says 100 litres of oily residue was released by accident into Placentia Bay.
May 10- A worker involved in a welding accident during construction of a drilling rig for Statoil at South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has reportedly died of his injuries.
May 10- Production was shut down and employees were evacuated from the Rheocast Co. after a fire broke out Monday morning at the business on Clinton Drive.
May 10- Five firefighters were taken to hospital Tuesday after battling a blaze at a west Edmonton cement plant.
May 10- Fandicosta has seen a large chunk of its refrigeration capacity destroyed by a devastating fire, the newspaper Faro de Vigo reported.
May 10- One worker was killed in an accident at oil company Rosneft's Komsomolsk refinery located in Russia's Far East, the refinery's press-service said in emailed statement on Tuesday.
May 10- Production has resumed at Longmorn Distillery near Elgin after firefighters from Speyside and Aberdeenshire spent several hours cleaning up a hazardous materials accident Monday.
May 9- A fire at an Huhtamaki food packaging factory in the Hampshire area last week has been traced to an electrical fan.
May 9- BlueScope Steel estimates it has suffered $US5 million ($6.8 million) in damages and lost production after an explosion at its North Star plant in the United States.
May 9- Fire people were hurt overnight by a fire at plastic packaging plant in Chateauguay.
May 9- The Missouri State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a paper tube company in Albany.
May 8- FIREFIGHTERS took nearly three hours to extinguish a property fire in Ilminster that involved a chemical plant.
May 7- There’s a lot that goes into fighting a fire and equipment is essential. South Davis Metro Fire Agency lost around $35,000 in equipment as they battled the blaze during last week’s fire at Foreland Refinery in Woods Cross.
May 7- Fire crews extinguished a blaze that sparked Friday night at the Weyerhaeuser plywood plant in Columbia Falls.
May 7- North Star BlueScope Steel leaders in Delta say no one was injured after an explosion struck one of their furnaces.
May 7- Firefighters were called at about 1 p.m. Saturday to a charcoal fire at a plant at Licking.
May 6- An accidental fire in the 10 MVA power station at Betagera on the outskirts of Sedam town on Thursday night resulted in a total blackout in the town and more than 21 surrounding villages.
May 6- Firefighters are working to put out a fire at a recycling plant in Kansas City, Missouri.
May 5- Firefighters battled a four-alarm warehouse fire in which hazardous materials burned Thursday in West Houston.
May 5- Wood panel and oriented strand board producer Norbord Inc. reported that it has experienced a fire at its OSB mill in High Level, Alberta.
May 4- A fire razed a plastic-recycling plant in Bang Phli district early Wednesday, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents and workers.
May 4- Five pumper trucks and a mobile command unit of the Dublin Fire Brigade are battling a massive fire at the Panda Waste Recycling plant on Cappagh Road in Finglas tonight.
May 4- For three days, firefighters fought a blaze at Eco Shell on Grange Road in Corning that destroyed a 28,000-square-foot structure and the products and equipment inside the warehouse building.
May 3- The Lafarge Cement Plant in Abbotsford has been destroyed after an early morning fire.
May 3- The fire departments have cleared the scene at White Castle and workers were allowed back into the building.
May 3- An air compressor caught fire at a three-story warehouse early Tuesday at the Port of Anchorage, according to Fire Marshall Cleo Hill.
May 3- A large gas pipeline blast in Salem Township, Pennsylvania on May 2 injured one man and damaged two houses.
May 2- Dispatchers with the Bradley County Fire Department confirm with NewsChannel 9 that crews are working a fire near the Olin Chemical plant in Charleston, at 1186 Old Lower River Rd NW.
May 2- Fire crews in Huntingdon battled an overnight fire Saturday at the Norandal USA Inc. aluminum plant, according to a press release by Walter Smothers, director of public safety for Huntingdon.
May 1- A large fire broke out Sunday morning at R&M Fiberglass in Turner and spread to a next-door building, destroying them both.
May 1- A large fire broke out Sunday morning at R&M Fiberglass in Turner and spread to a next-door building, destroying them both.
Apr 30- Two fire departments responded to the GNP Co. production plant Friday night when 260 gallons of acid were spilled.
Apr 29- Around dinner time yesterday, sirens wailed in Sarnia, Ontario, warning residents to get inside as a cancer-causing chemical leaked into the air from a nearby Shell refinery.
Apr 29- Another fire at a recycling plant, this one in far north Phoenix, was brought under control Friday morning, according to Phoenix Fire Department.
Apr 29- A SMALL FIRE at the Barbados Light and Power Company Ltd (BL&P) was extinguished today by efforts of the staff after it broke out opposite the compound which houses major oil tanks.
Apr 29- Fire broke out Friday in the steel furnace of Diamond grinding steel industries IGC in Lassipora at around 2:50 pm causing burn injuries to four employees.
Apr 29- Statoil has shut in production at its Gullfaks B facility off Norway following a helicopter crash on Friday that the Norwegian major fears has left all 13 on board dead.
Apr 29- An explosion and fire occurred on a gas pipeline in Pennsylvania on Friday morning, injuring one resident and forcing evacuations within a quarter-mile zone.
Apr 28- Investigations have begun after a contract worker suffered a ‘severe trauma’ and died while working on a stationary crane on NOVA Chemicals PE1 (polyethylene) expansion plant in Joffre, Alberta, Canada.
Apr 28- Crews battled a fire at the Illinois State University chilled water plant. They blocked off parts of University and Dale Streets while they worked on it.
Apr 28- Firefighters battled a large fire in Kansas City, Kansas Thursday afternoon.Firefighters were dispatched to Third and Oakland at around 1:50 p.m.
Apr 28- In a fire which broke in a chemical plant near Paravai, two workers were injured on Wednesday. On information, fire tenders from city and suburban stations were rushed to the spot.
Apr 27- A fire broke out at a bio-diesel manufacturing unit in the Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone (VSEZ) in Duvvada on Tuesday night, officials said.
Apr 27- Township spokesman John Hagerty says Wednesday morning's fire, which spread from a warehouse to the roof of Recycling Technology Development, is under control. Hagerty says there was an initial unconfirmed report that the blaze began in a boiler.
Apr 27- A plant worker was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday evening after being exposed to hydrogen sulfide gas, Detroit fire officials said.
Apr 26- Pine Hall Brick’s Madison plant is closed today after an early morning fire destroyed much of the equipment in its grinder building. No workers were in the facility when the blaze broke out.
Apr 26- A fire at a Woods Cross refinery was put out Tuesday afternoon, but crews remained at the scene to determine the cause of the blaze.
Apr 26- Fire crews have put out the fire at the Foreland refinery in Woods Cross near 2600 S. and 1580 W.
Apr 26- Prince George Fire Rescue firefighters dealt with a blaze at Northwest Wood Treaters on Tuesday night.
Apr 26- Crews knocked down an asphalt fire at the Foreland refinery Tuesday that sent huge smoke plumes into the air.
Apr 25- Incident at the Arsenal arms manufacturing plant in the Bulgarian town of Kazanlak claimed the lives of two workers on Monday.
Apr 25- Dunn County Emergency Services says a lightning strike at a salt water disposal plant caused an explosion and fire Sunday.
Apr 25- Authorities in the Italian port of Genoa declared a state of emergency on April 23 after hundreds of tonnes of oil from a refinery spilled into the Mediterranean.
Apr 25- Privately owned ORB Exploration has agreed to pay more than $700,000 in fines as part of a settlement with the US over violations related to three oil spills in Louisiana's Atchafalaya River basin.
Apr 23- Fire destroyed a building at one of Crocker’s biggest employers. Crews responded early Saturday to the fire at Lakeside Trailer Manufacturing just before 6 a.m. Saturday.
Apr 22- A fire broke out in a chemical and fuel warehouse, Jiangsu Deqiao Storage, in China's Jingjiang region, leading to a huge explosion on Friday.
Apr 22- An oil leakage near Genoa in northern Italy has caused serious environmental damage in the region, killing birds and fish and prompting a race against time to stop the oil's flow towards the sea.
Apr 22- Waterloo Regional Police are still investigating the cause of a fire at Gillies Lumber plant on Wednesday night (April 20).
Apr 22- The blaze started in a metal hopper - a container for a loose bulk material such as grain, rock, or rubbish - at the plant in Pearson Way just after 8am.
Apr 21- During routine cleaning or “cutting,” of the coke drum at the CHS refinery Sunday, April 17, a small amount of coke dust escaped and created an ugly plume of dark smoke when it became mixed with water vapor.
Apr 21- An aluminum plant located in Goose Creek is operating as usual following a fire at the plant on Thursday morning.
apr 21- The cause of a massive fire at a recycling plant remains a mystery Thursday afternoon.
Apr 21- A small fire inside an active boiler unit of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Power plant caused a temporary shutdown just before 9 O-clock this morning.
Apr 20- An explosion ripped through an oil plant on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, injuring dozens of people, authorities said.