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Flash Fire at Connecticut Factory Injures 1

An automatic alarm alerted local firefighters to the emergency.

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Timber Fire at UK Paneling Plant Enters Second Day

Blaze continues to consume logs set aside as raw material.

Blast at Pharmaceuticals Complex in India Kills 8

Explosion only one of two weekend industrial accidents in India causing multiple fatalities.

Fire Halts Production at Belgium Factory

Possibility of air and water pollution carefully studied.

Equipment Failure Blamed for Blast at Kansas Aircraft Plant

A 64-foot-tall industrial autoclave that separated under 90 pounds per square inch pressure is being blamed for a massive nitrogen release on Dec. 27 in Wichita, Kansas, that blew apart a section of the Beechcraft aircraft plant, injuring 15 workers and contractors.

Plastic Foam Factory Burns in Mexico

Workers safely evacuated from polyurethane plant in Tijuana.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Extinguish Asphalt Plant Blaze

Exteme heat makes asphalt a difficult material to put out, MDFR says.

California Plant Fire Triggers Evacuations

A chemical fire at a metal finishing plant near Los Angeles triggered an evacuation of surrounding neighborhoods.

Small Fire Disrupts Ohio Auto Plant

An enclosed grinding-cutting machine at an automotive plant caught fire Tuesday morning, but was quickly extinguished.

Suspect in Rhode Island Factory Arson Charged

An individual who allegedly broke into a Woonsocket manufacturing plant and set fires in several locations, and whose identity became known after a surveillance photograph of him was posted to Rhode Island's Most Wanted website, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on a charge of arson.