Fire and Explosion at Power Plant in West Haverstraw, New York

by | Aug 19, 2022 | Industrial Accident

There was a fire and explosion at the Bowline Point Power Plant in West Haverstraw, New York on August 18, 2022.  According to reports, there was a fire in the plant’s breaker room.  A small explosion was also reported by workers present.  It is unclear if anyone was injured as a result.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and chemical plants.  There was a fire at the DalDen Corporation Chemical Plant in Southlake, Texas on August 17, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Vitro Flat Glass Manufacturing Plant in Wichita Falls, Texas on August 7, 2022.  A fire broke out at the Reading Alloys Metal Plant in South Heidelberg Township, Pennsylvania on August 3, 2022.  A large fire broke out at the Prime Eco Group Chemical Plant in Wharton, Texas on August 2, 2022.

Refineries and manufacturing plants can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public.  When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when catastrophic fires or explosions can occur.  When explosive materials are present, it can also endanger those who are exposed to the smoke caused when a fire or explosion occurs.

Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by fires and explosions. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of an explosion, or been seriously injured.

The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery.  Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your legal rights.