Ammonia Leak Forces Emporia Tyson Plant Evacuation

By: WIBW
By: WIBW

EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW)-- An ammonia refrigeration leak late Tuesday morning forced 400 Tyson employees to temporarily evacuate the Emporia plant according to a report from KVOE radio.

A Tyson spokesman said that a contractor working on the refrigeration system was hospitalized for observation.

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