Hundreds evacuated due to ammonia leak


HMN-Hundreds evacuated due to ammonia leak at a Deerfield Beach Publix Warehouse.  Several people were treated for respiratory issues, while 2 were hospitalized.  CBS Miami provides more.

 

DEERFIELD BEACH (CBSMiami) — An ammonia leak at a Deerfield Beach warehouse had hazmat teams quite busy Friday afternoon.

The leak was detected just after noon at the Publix warehouse near S.W. 7th Street and 12th Avenue.

It forced hundreds to be evacuated.

Several people had to be treated for respiratory issues and two went to the hospital.

The all-clear was given a few hours later.

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