Category : Hazmat

Mohali- 30 people hospitalized due to gas leakage from water works at Balongi.

A gas leakage incident took place at Balongi area of Mohali district in Punjab on June 7. The incident occurred in the night. Chlorine gas leakage reported from waterworks . Around 30 people hospitalized due to heavy breathing and breathlessness after the gas leak. The fire brigade team had rushed to the spot. The impact of ….

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7 thousand litres chemical leaked on Ahmedabad – Surat Road in Vadodara after a tanker overturned on Feb 7

A tanker carrying 25 thousand litres of isobutyl benzene chemical, overturned on the Vishwamitri Bridge at Ahmedabad – Surat road in Vadodara on February 7.  Chemical leakage was reported from the tanker however, no injury or casualty was reported following this mishap. Fire brigade was immediately rushed to the spot to clear the stretch. Traffic ….

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Mumbai: Unknown odour sparks gas leak rumors in Mumbai

In an unprecedented event on Thursday night, people across Mumbai’s eastern and western suburbs reported an unknown odour which later sparked rumors of gas leakage from the Rashtriya Chemical Fertilizer’s plant in Chembur. However, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) refused to acknowledge that the unknown odour is neither gas nor has there been a leak in ….

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Fire in an Ink manufacturing factory caused panic and disruption in the vicinity

A major fire broke out in a Crimson Inks factory located at site no.4 in Sarai Meeta at Panki Industrial Area in the afternoon of 5th October . More than two dozen fire tenders were deployed in the area to control the fire. No casualties were reported. Residents in the nearby areas complained of breathlessness ….

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Gas leakage in the BPCL tanker halts vehicle movements & monorail services in Chembur

Motor vehicle and the Wadala Chembur monorail services was halted for 5 – 10 minutes during peak hours on October 9, due to gas leakage in the gas tanker in Chembur. BPCL company’s gas tanker is situated below the monorail alignment in Chembur’s Mysore colony area. This incident was reported at around 10.30 am on ….

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An Ammonia Gas Cylinder Explosion and Gas Leak on 23rd August 2017

An ammonia gas cylinder exploded at a cold storage located in the vicinity of a school in the Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh at 10 am on August 23rd causing a lot of problem for the students present in the school premises. According to officials there where 800 students present on the school campus when ….

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Ghodbunder Road in Thane remained closed for 10 hours after an LPG tanker overturned near Kajupada on July 3

An LPG tanker belonging to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited overturned on Ghodbunder road near Kajupada in Mira Bhayandar, Thane on July 3. This mishap led to traffic disruptions on the busy NH 8 for several hours however, no casualty was reported in this accident. The authorities had blocked traffic on both sides of the highway ….

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An alarming ammonia gas leak in a cold storage in Fatehpur, UP

April 2, 2017 was noted as the day when a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh’s Jahanabad area experienced a suspected ammonia gas leak. This sudden gas leak caused many of the cold storage laborers to be trapped inside for hours together. The sudden leak created chaos in the area, but rescue operations were brought to ….

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Ernakulam -12 injured in an explosion in Hindustan Insecticides Limited.

On Wednesday, 2nd of November, an explosion took place at Hindustan Insecticides Limited, a chemical factory in Eloor, Ernakulam district of Kerala. It is reported that at least 3 blasts took place in the plant. Investigations revealed that the explosion occurred due to leak of Carbon Disulphide while transferring this highly flammable substance from the ….

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Rahiyad – At least 3 killed, 13 under treatment after toxic gas leak in TDI plant

During the wee hours of Thursday, 3rd November, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals (GNFC)’s Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) unit had a leak of toxic phosgene gas, which claimed at least 4 lives and affected 13 others. The GNFC plant which is located at Rahiyad village near Dahej in Bharuch district has been shut down post ….

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