Accident Description

Accident: Veolia Environmental Services Flammable Vapor Explosion and Fire

Location: Location: West Carrollton, OH

Accident Occurred On: 05/04/2009 | Final Report Released On: 07/21/2010

Accident Type: Flammable Vapor

Investigation Status: The CSB investigation was relased on July 21,2010.

On May 4, 2009, flammable vapors were suddenly released into the atmosphere. The vapors found an ignition source, leading to an explosion and fire that seriously injured two workers and damaged twenty residences.