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San Antonio Ammonia Leak Forces Evacuation

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Twenty workers evacuated from a San Antonio
produce terminal after ammonia leaked from a refrigeration machine.
San Antonio Fire Department Chaplain Ronnie Adams said everyone
escaped safely Sunday night.
The evacuation was limited to the produce terminal although an
area surrounding the buildng on the south side was closed for a
time.
The workers who were evacuated were loading vegetables at the
time. One worker told the San Antonio Express-News that the workers
didn't evacuate until about an hour after first smelling the
ammonia.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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