Posted: Thursday, May 8th 2014 at 1:10pm
Ammonia leak briefly disrupts work at Gainesville plant
By B.J. Williams Administrator
GAINESVILLE - Nobody was hurt when a leak was discovered Thursday morning in an ammonia line at the Cargill plant on West Ridge Road in Gainesville.
An alarm sounded just before 8:30 a.m. and employees left the facility.
The ammonia leak was restricted to a mechanical room, according to Gainesville Fire Division Chief Keith Smith. He said employees were allowed to returned to work within an hour.
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