1984-06-07: Off-loading of Tractor Trailer at Clairol Building on Harbor View Ave Causes Fire and Explosions

A Forklift punctured an aerosol can which leaked and quickly found an ignition source, sparking a chain reaction of explosions and fire inside the tractor trailer parked at the Clairol building on Harbor View Avenue. The forklift operator suffered minor injuries, but the trailer was completely destroyed.

By |2021-05-03T21:10:18+00:00April 3, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1980-1989, Hazardous Materials Incident, Timeline, Vehicle Fires|Comments Off on 1984-06-07: Off-loading of Tractor Trailer at Clairol Building on Harbor View Ave Causes Fire and Explosions

1985-03-07: Railroad Car Fire @ Jefferson & Cherry Street

A fire damage in an old New Haven railroad passenger car at the Stamford railroad yard at Jefferson and Cherry Street on March 7, 1985. The car, owned by Conrail, burned for less than an hour, fueled by copying machine ink and paper. The fire began at 7:15 PM. Photographer: [...]

By |2021-05-03T21:10:19+00:00March 31, 2021|Categories: 1900's, 1980-1989, Timeline, Vehicle Fires|Comments Off on 1985-03-07: Railroad Car Fire @ Jefferson & Cherry Street
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