Ammonia leak at Koch Foods plant in Ashland leads to multiple people being taken to hospital

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ASHLAND, Ala. (WIAT) — Multiple people have been taken to a local hospital following an ammonia leak at the Koch Foods plant in Ashland Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 12:30, according to Ashland police. They can confirm 2-4 people have been transported to Clay County Hospital for possible breathing problems.

Authorities say the leak was contained in part of the plant. Hazmat suits are being used to make repairs.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is an ongoing story.

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