West Virginia chemical plant blast kills 1, injures 3
Optima Chemicals employee lost in tragedy last week
Suncor’s Fort McMurray base plant stalled until September due to fire
Blaze in the extraction area was contained quickly, and no one was hurt.
Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, one death
No workers inside the building when the fire broke out around 4 a.m.
Investigators on site of France’s huge chemical plant fire
About 130 complaints have been filed mostly over potential health risks following the Sept. 26 fire.
Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead
Cleanup work inside Notre Dame, suspended last month for safety reasons, will resume next week.
Fire at Texas Exxon Mobil refinery slightly injures 37
Facility processes light hydrocarbons including propane and propylene, materials used to make plastic and industrial products.
Fire destroys Jim Beam warehouse, bourbon flows into river
Lightning might have been a factor, but fire investigators haven’t been able to start looking for the cause.
Explosions, fire rock US oil refinery; gas prices could rise
Fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex.
Bitter cold and natural gas shortages shutter auto plants
Automakers were hoping that the plants can return to normal operations as temperatures moderate on Saturday and into next week.
Fire destroys landmark paper plant amid frigid weather
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
Fire destroys South Dakota ammo plant; no injuries reported
Evacuation of nearby businesses was lifted after a few hours.
[VIDEO] Firefighters battle large industrial fire in Port Colborne
Water to fight the blaze was brought in by neighbouring fire departments for hours.
Ford recalls big vans and F-150 trucks; van wiring issue led to fires
Recall covers 73,443 Ford Transit vans from 2015 through 2017 that have a trailer tow computer module.
Fish plant burns to the ground on New Brunswick island
$6 million expansion was added on the decades-old plant last fall.
Supply line leak led to fire at Syncrude oil sands facility
One worker was injured, taken to hospital in Fort McMurray in serious but stable condition.
One hurt in fire at Syncrude oil sands site
Fire at the Mildred Lake upgrader has been isolated and is under control.
Crews work overnight battling blaze at Michigan power plant
Coal-fired generation unit that produces electricity caught fire.
No injuries reported in Mississippi plant blast, fire
Facility removes the liquid from natural gas and ships it to utilities along the East Coast.
Crews scramble as Ft. McMurray fire explodes in size
Growth slowing, spreading to forested areas away from the city.
Fort McMurray situation volatile for first responders, evacuees
Evacuation ordered fro Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates and Fort McMurray First Nation.
Biofuel plant catches fire in southern India
12 fuel tanks catch fire, forcing 150 employees to flee.
Huge fire razes NL fish plant, guts Bay de Verde’s economy
Community devastated as workers left with no income.
Eight injured in fire at oil refinery in Mexico
Pemex said none of the injuries to two petroleum workers and six contractors were serious; cause of blaze being investigated.
Fire puts Syncrude oil sands output targets at risk
Analysts says unplanned downtime has been an issue and could affect place guidance.
Crews battle ‘major’ fire that destroys buildings at concrete plant
No injuries have been reported; concrete silos remain intact.
20 killed by Mexico gasoline tanker truck blast
Death toll goes up two after March 26 explosion.
Fire at Quebec golf ball factory causes evacuations
Cause of Easter weekend blaze remains unknown.
Fire breaks out at GE’s Appliance Park in Kentucky
Cause of the blaze remains unknown and there are no injuries reported.
Kruger recycling plant destroyed by fire
A 65,000 square-foot Quebec warehouse destroyed.
Weekend fire temporarily closes two NY Cascades mills
Incident destroyed about 14,000 tonnes of feeder stock, the company says.
Pre-existing flaw caused Westcoast Energy pipeline explosion
Transportation Safety Board finds welding technique increases the chances of defects.
Poultry plant fires shows little has changed for many Chinese workers
Callous approach to worker safety in China that leads to frequent industrial disasters.