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Vernon ammonia leak hospitalizes 2

May 14, 2008 7:38:25 AM PDT
Firefighters want to know what caused ammonia to leak out of a pump in Vernon.The incident happened Tuesday night at a Farmer John's facility.

Officials say the leak was contained by early Wednesday morning.

The plant had to be evacuated for several hours while firefighters and hazmat crews cleaned up the spill and decontaminated some of the workers.

Two were hospitalized for exposure.

The cause is still under investigation.

 

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