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Wisconsin Chief Awarded Red Adair Honor

Superior, WI Fire Chief Steve Panger, left, received the 2018 Red Adair Award in August. Kollin...

Industrial Fire World magazine honored Superior, WI Fire Chief Steve Panger with its 2018 Red Adair Award in August in recognition of his department’s response to the April 26 fire and explosion that rocked the Husky Energy refinery in Superior.


Longtime IFW Supporter Dies

Joseph H. Gross, 99, owner of The Roberts Company mail order catalog and longtime supporter of Industrial Fire World died March 31 having just entered hospice care near his home in Framingham, MA.


OSHA Cites Well Operator in Fatal ND Rig Explosion

An operator and two servicing companies’ failure to control a North Dakota oil well properly led to a flash fire that killed a 52-year-old worker and burned three other workers severely at a Watford City well site, federal investigators have found.


CSB Dispatches Investigators to Baton Rouge

A three person investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of an incident that injured six workers – including four critically – on November 22 at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, LA.