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∑ First responders give Ďall clearí after ammonia leak at Goodlettsville Tyson plant
∑ Ammonia leak reported at Tysonís Goodlettsville plant
First responders give Ďall clearí after Ammonia leak reported at Tysonís Goodlettsville plant
by: Alex Corradetti, WKRN News 2 (TN)
Sep 5, 2021
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) Ė The Goodlettsville Fire Department and The Nashville Fire Department Hazmat team were on the scene of an ammonia leak at the the Tyson Foods Inc. plant Sunday morning.
Fire officials say the leak was coming from outside the back of the facility around 4:41 a.m.
Emergency responders evacuated the nearest campground and secured nearby areas.
I-65 and Highway 41 were shut down...
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Ammonia leak reported at Tysonís Goodlettsville plant
Chuck Morris, WSMV Nashville (TN)
Sep 5, 2021
GOODLETTSVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The Goodlettsville Fire Department and Nashville Fire Department Hazmat team are investigating an ammonia leak at the Tyson plant located near Interstate 65.
Crews were dispatched to the plant at 4:39 a.m. because of a large ammonia leak at the facility. The building was evacuated and many streets and the interstate in the area were closed because of the threat.
Officials decided to close Highway 41, Interstate 65 and the CSX rail adjacent to the plant as a precaution. The Grand Ole RV Resort campground located closed to the plant, located at 201 Cartwright St., was also evacuated as a precaution. Around 280 people were evacuated from the RV park.
The Goodlettsville Fire Department advised residents who live in the area of the plant should remain indoors and leave all windows and doors closed.
Employees said there was an ammonia leak outside the rear of the plant and all Tyson employees evacuated.
The Nashville Fire Department said...