Firefighters Contain Anhydrous Ammonia Leak

Firefighters contained an anhydrous ammonia leak at the Pepsi plant in Winchester late Sunday night.

Units were called to the plant on Jackson Street after a burglar alarm went off.

No workers were inside the plant.

Firefighters stayed on the scene until early Monday morning, cutting off ammonia tanks and monitoring ammonia levels.

No one was injured.


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  • by Wow Location: Richmond on Mar 11, 2008 at 10:12 PM
    @Larry Location: Richmond What type of damsel in distress are you that you always need to call 911 for help? Ya know maybe if you actually worked and didnt start trouble with your neighbors you wouldnt need to ever call them?
  • by Larry Location: Richmond on Mar 11, 2008 at 05:52 PM
    Well you see jimmy, or in this case Wow the fire department has special protective gear suited for this. The police department does not have the same type of gear. I hope this has helped you Jimmy, or in this case Wow, and rember the next time you are mouth-ragging the police they could just ignore you when you are crying and need help. Have a great day!
  • by Gail Location: Winchester on Mar 10, 2008 at 01:02 PM
    Ammonia! Is that in the Pepsi? Now I know why Pepsi taste funny. Eewwwwww
  • by Wow Location: Richmond on Mar 10, 2008 at 10:41 AM
    SO firefighters can work around ammonia without gettin hurt. WHy do we read that soem dumb cop gets hurt every time they bust a makeshift meth lab then?

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