Top 10 Deadly Fireworks Disasters Ever

Top 10 Deadly Fireworks Disasters Ever

Stunning visual treats created by fireworks never ceases to amaze. More, the better! Fireworks Sirens- beautiful, yet deadly, like the Greek mythological creature.




We enjoy fireworks and admire the bright side and ignore the dark side. Here are 10 remind us of the deadly fireworks disaster, the age-old saying, "never to play with fire".

10. Benton fireworks disaster (1983)



May 1983, illegal fireworks factory production license without an exploded at a farm on the outskirts of Benton's, Tennesse. The incident took place in an old metal barn on the dairy farm. Farm, owned by Dean got on mainly grown worms and other bait fishing and sell fishing equipment. Massive explosion, an array of M-80 in the warehouse and M-100 explosives, ammunition, and was caused by other chemicals exploded killing instantly all eleven workers on duty and on the ground Barn find.

Neighbors who witnessed the incident factory exploded in a series of thunderous explosions that lasted for eight or nine minutes, he said. The explosion resulted in a huge mushroom cloud on the hills south of Tennesse. The explosion was so strong that it might have a shock wave produced by the trees, which as far as 100 yards away.

David Park and Howard Emmett decided to Bramblett with Mr. Webb Dec preparation barn in 1982. M-100 and M-80 with unlawful and employers all over the web and was a member of the Park family. Neither the neighbors nor the authorities were aware of illegal fireworks. All the victims were factory workers. Eleven known dead were six men and five women Mr.Webb mother, brother and uncle. Later, authorities found the unexploded fireworks worth 3 / 4th inch firecrackers, M-100s and the chemical explosive six 55-gallon steel drums of $ 20,000.
On April 19, 1984, Dan Lee pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 10 years prison and fined $10,000 in the federal case for manufacturing explosives without license and involuntary manslaughter.

9. Sivakasi Factory Explosion (2012)

The 5 September fire in a Sivakasi fireworks factory was the worst in recent memory.

Sivakashi, a town in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu in southern India, known as the fireworks capital of India. Many notorious for the match and fireworks industries of the house, who repeatedly crashes.

Om Sakthi factory is one of the biggest factories in Sivakasi. September 5th 2012, took place on the afternoon of a large explosion. Villagers from nearby factories and the workers. An unexpected second blast, throwing debris around the air around 1pm and injure them. 38 people have been killed and 33 injured, are believed to be reached on most of them. Fire fighters lasted around five hours to put out the fire.

According to the Superintendent of Police, the factory's license was suspended due to violation of safety rules.

8. Istanbul firework explosion (2008)

An explosion at an unlicensed fireworks factory in Istanbul – Deadly Fireworks Disasters.

An explosion in a fireworks factory without a license Davutpasa western district of Istanbul collapsed because of a five-storey building.

The incident took place on January 31, 2008, attacks brought down two floors above the five-storey building. About 20 people had lost their lives and injured over a hundred. The explosive force that even destroy columns of nearby buildings, so massive.

7. Truck Explosion China (2013)

China fireworks truck blast causes deadly road collapse – Deadly Fireworks Disasters.

The Lunar New Year is one of the important holidays in China and fireworks form an integral part of the celebration.

On February 1 2013, an 80m (262ft) section of a road on G30 express highway in the Henan province was destroyed when a truck loaded with fireworks exploded. The incident took place just a few days before Chinese New Year. Almost 26 people were dead.

6. Mexican fire explosion (2013)

Mexican fire explosion – Deadly Fireworks Disasters.

In March 2013, a truck Tlaxcala containing fireworks exploded during a religious procession in a rural village in Mexico. A malfunctioned, igniting the fireworks and fireworks stored inside, took away from the explosion landed on a truck. At least thirteen people were killed and 154 injured.

5. Bright Sparklers Fireworks Disaster (1991)

Bright Sparklers fireworks disaster (1991).

Bhd sparklers lit a firework factory was manufacturing company located in the village of Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia. Factory 7 May 1991, destroying lives and livelihoods in uniform burst into flames.

During a test in the factory canteen explosive chemicals caused a fire which spread to a nearby pile of crackers known as large as the rush began a series of bazookas, inturn explosions.

Blast from nearby factories and buildings, claiming 26 lives and injured 103 people were torn apart. Evaluation of residential property damage alone was estimated at more than RM 1 million.

After the incident, found a Royal Commission evil factory owners and management did not follow safety standards, established by the Cabinet to investigate.

4. Seest firework disaster (2004)

Seest firework disaster (2004) – Deadly Fireworks Disasters.

The incident occurred in a firework depot, November 3rd 2004. The fire was started when one of the workers unloading containers, accidentally dropped a carton of rockets. Other containers with continuous fire in three blasts spread rapidly.

The explosion in the industrial zone, resulting in the destruction of most of the company building and many of the houses in the neighborhood were damaged or unfit for living.

Others died of smoke suffered irritation due to knee while many people were treated for hearing problems. According to reports, about the incident, three firefighters died while 13 survived with minor injuries.

The explosion was so strong suppression operations lasted until the morning of 7 November.

3. Kollam Paravoor Temple fireworks explosion (2016)

Kollam Paravoor Temple fireworks explosion (2016).

April 10, 2016, turned into a massacre of the fireworks celebration at a temple. Kollam, in Paravoor temple in India at the end of Mina Bern Fair, the firework display occurred explosion was massive out of control.

Temple officials competitive pyrotechnics Kollam after apparent safety concerns and complaints against the refusal of the district administration were raised by residents hold fireworks display.

Sparks fell to the ground that ignited stored fireworks warehouse sent off a firecracker and set off the explosion. The explosion brought down an entire building and caused serious damage to several other buildings in the area.

Explosion effects were said to be felt over 1km. Rescuers have recovered the charred beyond many bodies identified. Lost their lives, more than 110 people and 400 were injured.

2. Mesa Redonda Fire (2001)

The Mesa Redonda fire, 29 December 2001 in Lima, Peru.

Mesa in Lima downtown Redonda consists shopping district of narrow streets, colonial buildings and shops and galleries. The products are accessible to people with reasonable price and limited resources, Mesa Redonda attract large crowds. During the month of December, the Center for Firework sales congested streets.

A shopkeeper in December 2001 showed a firecracker which fell on the roofs of a customer, where fireworks tons stored in buildings, sparking a fire. Soon fireworks ignited in an immediate reaction, the fire spread to nearby vehicles and buildings. It was reported that were in the area at the destruction of at least 4,000 people.

The incident at least was 290 dead and gone out and destroyed 320 missing and four city blocks of injuring 200.

1. Enschede fireworks disaster (2000)

Enschede fireworks disaster (2000) – Deadly Fireworks Disasters.

Perhaps most devastating, Enschede fireworks explosion collapsed an entire residential area.

The explosion occurred at the factory S.E.Fireworks Mekkelholt. It is the only factory in the Netherlands, located in a residential area. May 2000, blew the fire, more than 100 tons of explosives factory depot killed eighteen people and injuring another 946. Around 400 houses were reduced to their foundations, damaged another 1000 houses. The impact was so huge explosion that was heard in neighboring towns as well.

10 Deadly Fireworks Disasters

1.Enschede fireworks disaster (2000)
2.Mesa Redonda Fire (2001)
3.Kollam Paravoor Temple fireworks explosion (2016)
4.Seest firework disaster (2004)
5.Bright Sparklers fireworks disaster (1991)
6.Mexican fire explosion (2013)
7.Truck explosion China (2013)
8.Istanbul firework explosion (2008)
9.Sivakashi Factory explosion (2012)
10Benton fireworks disaster (1983)