Ammonia Leak at Meat Packing Company Shuts Down 500 South

SLCFD Hazmat_1476038787935.png

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) An ammonia leak at a meat packing facility has shut down 500 south between 700 and 800 East Sunday morning. 

Salt Lake City Fire Captain Davin Halvorsen said the incident started around 11:30 a.m. when crews were called to the area on reports of a smell of ammonia. 

Hazmat and crews with the fire department are currently working to contain the leak that has been identified as coming from a refrigeration system inside a meat packing facility in the area. 

ABC4 has a crew on scene and will update the story when more information becomes available. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.



Utah Coronavirus

More Coronavirus Updates


More In Focus

Justice Files

More Justice Files

Trending Stories