Saturday, October 1, 2016

2016 - SEP - Infrastructure Collapse




2016-09-01 - Business partially collapses in Canton (South Dakota):
http://www.kdlt.com/news/local-news/Canton-Business-Condemned-After-Wall-Collapses/41459534
http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/crime/2016/08/31/canton-antique-store-closes-after-wall-collapse/89665322/

2016-09-01 - Wall collapses onto pregnant woman and kills her in Mahottari District (Nepal):
http://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/mahottari-woman-crushed-death-wall-collapse/

2016-09-02 - Walls collapse and floors crack in six buildings in Bengaluru (India):
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/Families-flee-as-walls-collapse-floors-crack-in-6-houses-in-Bengaluru/articleshow/53971692.cms

2016-09-02 - Building collapses in Ryanggang Province (North Korea), 34 killed:
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160902000631

2016-09-02 - Water main breaks, street floods, homes damaged, in Hutchinson (Kansas):
http://www.kwch.com/content/news/Water-main-break-causes-flooding-home-damage-in-Hutchinson-392091731.html

2016-09-03 - Building under construction collapses in Hyderabad (India), 8 injured:
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-telangana/another-building-bites-the-dust/article9071544.ece
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/crime/040916/8-hurt-as-building-under-construction-collapses-in-hyderabad.html
http://andhra.indiaeveryday.in/fullnews-another-building-collapses-in-city-6-injured-1109-2608584.htm
http://andhra.indiaeveryday.in/news-another-building-collapses-in-city-6-injured-1109-2608584.htm

2016-09-04 - Culvert collapses, damages road, near coastal Sarasota (Florida):
http://www.mysuncoast.com/news/local/sinkholes-close-sr-in-both-directions/article_1576720a-72c5-11e6-8f8f-63645b04b16f.html
http://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20160904/fdot-floodwaters-washed-out-portion-of-state-road-72

2016-09-05 - Carpark under construction collapses in coastal Tel Aviv (Israel), 3+ killed, 20 injured, 4 missing:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-37274232
http://news.sky.com/story/people-trapped-in-tel-aviv-building-collapse-10565829
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/tel-aviv-building-collapse-leaves-several-injured-n642821
http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Third-body-found-in-the-Tel-Aviv-construction-site-collapse-466991
http://www.fireengineering.com/ap-news/2016/09/05/building-collapses-in-tel-aviv-people-may-be-trapped-inside.html
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/09/05/at-least-6-injured-more-possibly-trapped-after-building-collapse-in-tel-aviv.html

Quote: "The death toll after a car park collapsed while under construction in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv has risen to three, rescue workers say. A search is continuing for four other people missing at the site. Reports say an initial collapse caused a crane to fall, bringing down more of the multi-storey building. At least 20 people were treated for injuries following the incident in Ramat Hahayil, a commercial area in the north of the city."

2016-09-06 - Hole opens in I-40 bridge in Oklahoma City (Oklahoma):
http://www.koco.com/news/i40-ramp-closed-at-se-15th-street-due-to-hole-in-bridge/41540980

2016-09-07 - Building collapses in coastal Lagos (Nigeria), 1 killed, 2 injured:
http://ynaija.com/building-collapse-leaves-one-dead-2-injured-lagos/
http://thenationonlineng.net/newly-wed-teenager-dies-lagos-building-collapse/
http://pulse.ng/gist/sad-exit-newlywed-teenager-dies-in-building-collapse-id5465014.html
http://sunnewsonline.com/breaking-one-killed-as-building-collapses-in-lagos/

2016-09-07 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, streets flood, in coastal Los Angeles (California):
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2016/09/07/sinkhole-spews-water-onto-streets-in-westmont/
http://www.blackdailynews.com/sinkhole-spews-water-onto-streets-in-westmont-area/

2016-09-07 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole opens, in coastal Hollywood (Florida):
http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Water-Main-Break-Causes-Big-Mess-in-Hollywood-392650041.html

2016-09-08 - Train bridge over river collapses with freight train on it, in C├┤te d’Ivoire:
http://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/world/2016/09/08/89991972/
http://www.africanews.com/2016/09/08/key-rail-bridge-linking-ivory-coast-burkina-faso-collapse/
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/video/bridge-collapse-with-freight-train-in-ivory-coast/vp-AAiDxho
http://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/video/metal-bridge-from-1910-on-the-abidjan-ouagadougou-railway-news-footage/600967900
http://myinforms.com/en-af/a/40767726-bridge-collapse-halts-ivorian-burkina-rail-traffic/
http://www.scoopnest.com/de/user/TimesLIVE/773819820471095296
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xFmFQDVa14

2016-09-09 - Commercial building partially collapses in coastal Bangkok (Thailand), building evacuated:
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/Tenants-evacuated-after-building-collapse-30294886.html
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1081468/vacate-order-issued-after-wall-collapse

2016-09-10 - Deck collapses at home in Hartford (Connecticut), 30+ injured:
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=AC-20160911-54974-USA
http://abc7chicago.com/news/30-injured-after-deck-collapses-at-college-party-in--ct/1506685/
http://whdh.com/news/police-30-hurt-in-off-campus-deck-collapse-in-connecticut/

2016-09-11 - Home partially collapses in Owings Mills (Maryland), 2 injured:
http://www.wbaltv.com/news/2-trapped-in-owings-mills-building-collapse/41597792
http://patch.com/maryland/owingsmills/building-collapses-owings-mills-fire-official
http://foxbaltimore.com/news/local/two-people-rescued-after-roof-collapses-in-owings-mills-friday

2016-09-11 - Decommissioned bridge collapses into river in Jiangxi Province (China), 3 missing:
http://www.themalaymailonline.com/world/article/three-workers-missing-after-bridge-collapse-in-china
http://www.9news.com.au/world/2016/09/12/14/49/chinese-bridge-collapses-underneath-wrecking-crew
http://www.pressreader.com/uae/gulf-news/20160912/281728383972147
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-09/11/c_135680123.htm
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=173897

2016-09-11 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in coastal Torrance (California):
http://www.dailybreeze.com/general-news/20160911/sinkhole-causes-street-closure-in-torrance
http://nvs24.com/news/us/Sinkhole-causes-street-closure-in-Torrance-8354852.html

2016-09-12 - Building collapses in coastal Newtownards (Ireland):
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-37334879
http://nvs24.com/news/world/Newtownards-South-Street-closed-after-building-collapses-8354341.html
http://independent.ddns.net/news/newtownards-south-street-closed-after-building-collapses

2016-09-12 - Power outage hits airport in coastal Newark (New Jersey):
http://www.richmond.com/news/national-world/ap/article_914588e1-caff-5930-b537-1c3fdb75a26f.html
http://abc7ny.com/travel/power-outage-at-ua-tower-leads-to-big-delays-at-newark-airport/1508826/
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Newark-Airport-Flight-Delays-Power-Outage-United-Airlines-Terminal-393186451.html
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Newark-Airport-Flight-Delays-Power-Outage-United-Airlines-Terminal-393186451.html

2016-09-13 - Boat house collapses on man at Lake Texoma (Texas), 1 killed:
http://www.kten.com/story/33088253/man-killed-when-building-hes-working-on-collapses
http://www.kxii.com/content/news/Man-killed-in-Sherwood-Shores-building-collapse-393322261.html

2016-09-13 - Relatively new market building cracking apart in Kampala (Uganda):
http://allafrica.com/stories/201609130304.html

Quote: "Barely two and a half years since it was commissioned, Wandegeya Market has developed cracks, with vendors fearing that the building could collapse any time."

2016-09-14 - Three-story residential building collapses in Kolkata (India), 2 killed:
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/two-women-die-in-building-collapse/article9108948.ece
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/woman-killed-in-building-collapse-kota/
http://www.newsmen.in/news-item/residential-building-having-100-tenants-collapses-in-north-kolkata/
http://www.hindustantimes.com/kolkata/building-collapses-in-kolkata-few-feared-trapped-inside/story-QeorB4iLloaLBsQLYyQHsJ.html
http://krantikaripost.in/old-building-collapses-in-kolkata-few-feared-trapped-inside/

2016-09-14 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Perry Hall (Maryland):
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/09/14/perry-hall-water-main-break-affects-traffic-on-e-joppa-road/
http://www.wbaltv.com/news/water-main-break-closes-joppa-road-in-perry-hall/41661782
http://www.wbaltv.com/news/its-going-to-take-a-while-to-fix-this/41667660
http://myinforms.com/en-us/a/41255427-water-main-break-sinkhole-closes-joppa-road/

2016-09-15 - Home collapses in Echo Park area in coastal Los Angeles (California):
http://laist.com/2016/09/14/echo_park_home_collapse.php
http://abc7.com/news/small-home-in-echo-park-collapses-after-foundation-gives-way/1511399/

2016-09-16 - Silo collapses at milk plant in Edendale (New Zealand):
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=HZ-20160916-55044-NZL
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/313488/fonterra-processing-plant-evacuated
http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/84347939/fire-service-called-to-edendale-fonterra-plant

2016-09-16 - Three-story building collapses onto vehicles in Kumasi (Ghana):
http://www.modernghana.com/news/719804/3-storey-building-collapses-at-ahenema-kokoben.html
http://www.modernghana.com/news/719710/3-storey-building-collapse-to-the-ground-at-ahenema-kokoben.html
http://news.ayekoo.com/1.9864156

2016-09-16 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, traps school bus, in coastal Corpus Christi (Texas):
http://www.kristv.com/story/33107739/school-bus-gets-stuck-in-sinkhole
http://www.kristv.com/story/33102203/school-bus-stuck-in-sinkhole-on-glenoak-drive
http://www.kztv10.com/story/33107984/school-bus-plummets-into-watery-sinkhole
http://www.kiiitv.com/news/local/bus-gets-stuck-in-sink-hole-in-flour-bluff/319106956
http://www.kztv10.com/story/33102110/school-bus-stuck-in-sinkhole

2016-09-17 - Alabama gas leak worse than reported, no one knows when the pipeline will be fixed or why it happened:
http://thedailycoin.org/2016/09/17/gas-leak-50-worse-than-being-widely-reported-no-one-is-exactly-sure-when-the-pipeline-will-be-completely-fixed/
http://www.sott.net/article/328568-Alabama-gas-leak-30-worse-than-being-widely-reported-No-one-is-exactly-sure-when-the-pipeline-will-be-completely-fixed-or-why-it-happened

2016-09-18 - Refinery has 'unplanned flaring event' in coastal Torrance (California):
http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-torrance-refinery-flare-20160918-snap-story.html

2016-09-18 - Fire escape or patio collapses at apartment building in Alton (Illinois), 3 injured:
http://thetelegraph.com/news/89572/update-downtown-alton-apartment-fire-escape-collapses-injures-3
http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/illinois/three-reported-injured-in-alton-patio-collapse-late-sunday/article_994baaba-8367-5407-a3b5-7c91097d8529.html

2016-09-19 - Balcony collapses at Bovey Castle in Dartmoor (Britain), 10+ injured:
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=AC-20160919-55094-GBR
http://metro.co.uk/2016/09/19/several-injured-after-balcony-collapses-at-hotel-sending-guests-falling-65ft-6137204/
http://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1810720/several-injured-as-balcony-collapses-at-plush-5-star-devon-resort/
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/more-dozen-injured-after-balcony-8868340

2016-09-19 - Big hole opens on I-40 bridge in Del City (Oklahoma):
http://okcfox.com/news/local/hole-in-interstate-40-bridge-closes-ramps-lanes-in-del-city
http://kfor.com/2016/09/19/hole-in-bridge-on-i-40-in-del-city-may-cause-traffic-delays/
http://www.koco.com/news/hole-discovered-in-bridge-on-i40-in-del-city-road-narrowed-to-onelane/41727482

2016-09-19 - Building partially collapses in York (Pennsylvania):
http://www.ydr.com/story/news/2016/09/19/york-building-collapses/90698556/

2016-09-20 - Apartment building partially collapses in St. Louis (Missouri), near the Mississippi River:
http://www.kmov.com/story/33140756/bricks-fall-from-building-in-south-city

2016-09-20 - Four-story building collapses in Kikuyu (Kenya):
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=AC-20160920-55100-KEN

2016-09-21 - Building under construction collapses in coastal Bangkok (Thailand), 1 killed, 4 injured:
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1091248/one-killed-four-injured-in-building-collapse
http://news.thaivisa.com/thailand/worker-dies-when-building-crashes-down-in-bangkoks-bang-kapi-district/154543/

2016-09-22 - Home partially collapses in Newark (Delaware), 1 killed, 1 injured:
http://6abc.com/news/woman-found-dead-in-partial-house-collapse-in-delaware/1521876/
http://www.wmdt.com/news/more-local-news/1-found-dead-in-partially-collapsed-Newark-home-1-rescued/41778972
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2016/09/22/person-found-dead-inside-collapsed-house/90826198/
http://www.wdel.com/story/77308-1-rescued-1-found-dead-in-partially-collapsed-newark-home

2016-09-23 - Building partially collapses onto street in Santiago (Chile), 7+ injured:
http://newsdog.today/a/article/57e45408129071049b11d27b/
http://news.teleame.com/numerous-injured-after-partial-building-collapse-in-chile/
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-explosion-idUSKCN11T1Q5
http://www.msn.com/en-au/money/other/numerous-injured-after-partial-building-collapse-in-chile/vi-BBwvPRB
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxBPAPoI9mE

2016-09-23 - Elevator collapses, falls 19 stories, in Moscow (Russia), 5 killed:
http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2421616&CategoryId=12395

Quote: "The cause of the incident - which saw an elevator drop from the 19th floor of a building in the northeast of the Russian capital - remained unknown."

Note: I'd guess brake failure or brake fire leading to brake failure...

2016-09-23 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Toronto (Canada):
http://www.insidetoronto.com/news-story/6873427-city-crews-work-to-fix-up-huge-sinkhole-at-mount-pleasant-and-soudan/

2016-09-24 - Water main breaks, streets flood, in St. George (Utah):
http://www.cedarcityutah.com/news/archive/2016/09/24/jcw-mgk-flooding-from-water-main-break-results-in-resident-evacuations/

2016-09-25 - Crossing bridge collapses in South Jakarta (Indonesia), near the coast, 3 killed, 3+ injured:
http://sputniknews.com/asia/20160925/1045674741/indonesia-bridge-collapse-kills.html
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/bridge-in-south-jakarta-collapses-3-killed/3154684.html
http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/jakarta/crossing-bridge-collapses-south-jakarta-least-3-killed/
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-09/24/c_135710867.htm
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1008088.shtml

2016-09-25 - Four-story apartment building collapses in Rome (Italy):
http://world.daily24.hol.es/news/roman-residents-have-lucky-escape-as-italian-capital-suffers-building-collapse
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3805443/Roman-residents-lucky-escape-Italian-capital-suffers-second-building-collapse-days.html
http://conservativeangle.com/itll-take-more-than-a-day-to-rebuild-that-roman-residents-have-lucky-escape-as-italian-capital-suffers-its-second-building-collapse-in-days/

2016-09-25 - Building under construction collapses in Duhok (Iraq), 2 killed, 13 injured:
http://rudaw.net/english/kurdistan/240920164

2016-09-25 - Wall collapses onto people in Madhya Pradesh (India), 3 killed, 13 injured:
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/madhya-pradesh-3-killed-13-injured-in-wall-collapse-3049403/

2016-09-25 - Deck collapses at home in Vestavia Hills (Alabama), 5 injured:
http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2016/09/5_injured_-_1_seriously_-_in_d.html
http://abc3340.com/news/local/deck-collapse-leaves-multiple-people-injured-in-Vestavia

2016-09-26 - Water main breaks in Dagenham (Britain), 150 homes lose water:
http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/police-shut-dagenham-street-after-growing-sinkhole-opens-up-a3354561.html
http://www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk/news/http_www_barkinganddagenhampost_co_uk_news_150_homes_affected_by_burst_dagenham_water_main_1_4711182_1_4711182

2016-09-27 - Building partially collapses onto woman in Atlanta (Georgia), 1 injured:
http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/207917548-story
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/building-collapses-as-woman-leaves-atlanta-chiropr/nsfjy/

2016-09-27 - Building collapses onto house in Mirpur (Bangladesh), 1 killed:
http://www.thedailystar.net/city/teenager-dies-mirpur-building-collapse-1290496
http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/2016/09/27/schoolgirl-killed-wall-collapse/
http://myinforms.com/en-as/a/41911172-mirpur-building-collapses-kills-teenager/

2016-09-28 - Power outage blacks out parts of Abbotsford and much of Chilliwack (Canada):
http://hisz.rsoe.hu/alertmap/database/?pageid=event_desc&edis_id=PW-20160929-55235-CAN

2016-09-28 - Power goes out across most or all of South Australia as storm hits:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-28/sa-weather-south-australia-without-power-as-storm-hits/7885930
http://www.sott.net/article/329495-Lightning-storms-knock-out-power-to-the-entire-South-Australia-state-21000-strikes-in-12-hours
http://robinwestenra.blogspot.co.nz/2016/09/major-storm-in-southern-australia.html

Quote: "Power is gradually being turned back on across parts of South Australia but much of the state remains in darkness after a widespread blackout."

Quote: "South Australian Police Commissioner Grant Stevens has declared the statewide power outage a major incident under the Emergency Management Act."

2016-09-28 - Sewer line collapses, sinkhole forms, in Beetham Gardens on the island of Trinidad:
http://newsday.co.tt/news/0,233831.html
http://www.tv6tnt.com/sevenpm-news/Sinkhole-in-Beetham-Gardens----395035801.html

2016-08-28 - Wall collapses onto boy at school in Kolkata (India), 1 killed:
http://indianexpress.com/article/kolkata/10-yr-old-student-dies-as-school-wall-collapse-in-kolkata-kin-create-ruckus-3055293/

2016-09-29 - Private school collapses in coastal Lagos (Nigeria), 1 killed, more injured:
http://thenationonlineng.net/one-dead-school-building-collapse/
http://www.vanguardngr.com/2016/09/three-trapped-school-building-collapses-lagos/
http://www.247nigerianewsupdate.co/2016/09/see-more-photos-from-school-building.html

2016-09-29 - Building collapses onto man in Delhi (India), 1 killed:
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/50-year-old-man-killed-in-building-collapse-116092900012_1.html

2016-09-30 - Water main breaks, 10 homes damaged, in coastal Vancouver (Canada):
http://bc.ctvnews.ca/10-homes-damaged-after-water-main-break-in-north-vancouver-1.3094243

2016-09-30 - Building partially collapses onto street in Covington (Kentucky), 4 injured:
http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2016/09/29/covington-building-collapse-injures-4/91271112/
http://www.wlwt.com/article/photos-partial-building-collapse-in-covington/4260415
http://www.fox19.com/story/33279401/multiple-emergency-crews-respond-to-building-collapse-in-nky
http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/kenton-county/covington/building-collapse-reported-in-covington
http://www.wlwt.com/article/woman-describes-covington-building-collapse/4260601

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