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ITC Unable to 'Isolate or Stop' Naphtha Release That Triggered Texas Terminal Fire
Woodford County, Kentucky: July 2, 2019

Woodford County, Kentucky: July 2, 2019

"Angels' share" refers to the portion of a distilled spirit lost to evaporation during aging. On July 2, 2019 in Woodford County, Kentucky somebody else wanted a taste.

October 2, 2019

Labor Day Blues in Philly

Irony is defined as expressing one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite. For an example look no further than the recent Labor Day celebration in Philadelphia barely two months after an explosion and fire closed the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex.

October 1, 2019

Chemical Safety Board Probe Into KMCO Explosion Focuses on Ruptured Piping
Shrapnel From Blast Set Stage for April Refinery Fire

Boilover in Nicaragua Dies Unchallenged

Williams Fire & Hazard Control was ready, willing, and able to extinguish the aftermath of a crude oil boilover in Nicaragua that left two 150-foot diameter storage tanks in flames.

October 1, 2016

Lac-Mégantic, Canada: July 6, 2013
Vapor Release Triggers California Blaze

Vapor Release Triggers California Blaze

Dubbed "the most serious U.S. refinery incident in recent years" by a top U.S. Chemical Safety Board official, an Aug. 6 flammable vapor explosion at a Richmond, Calif., refinery is under investigation by that agency.

October 1, 2012

Collins, Mississippi: March 7, 2012

Collins, Mississippi: March 7, 2012

On a clear day, an explosion blew the roofs off two oil storage tanks containing more than 33,000 gallons of crude oil located in Jefferson Davis County.

April 1, 2012

Waxahachie, Texas: Oct. 3, 2011
Fire Guts Historic Rhode Island Rubber Mill
Epic Oil Spill Pushes Fire Protection Limits

Epic Oil Spill Pushes Fire Protection Limits

An oil slick that spread across thousands of miles of the Gulf of Mexico drew upon two of the leading names in industrial fire protection — Williams Fire & Hazard Control and Wild Well Control.

April 1, 2011

Port Neches, Texas: Jan. 11, 1974

Port Neches, Texas: Jan. 11, 1974

On Jan. 11, 1974, Les and Dwight Williams joined forces in Port Neches, Texas to fight their first big storage tank fire as a team. The results made history, but not the way that firefighters had hoped.

January 1, 2011