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'All clear' given after ammonia leak forces evacuations

2 years ago January 10, 2013 Jan 10, 2013 Thursday, January 10 2013 Thursday, January 10, 2013 8:12:39 PM CST in News
By: Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE- People who were evacuated from their homes when ammonia leaked from an ice facility were allowed to return late Thursday evening.

The leak was reported at the Reddy Ice facility on Myrtle Ave. Ammonia was found leaking from coolers at the business.

Law enforcement evacuated a two-block radius around the business, including the nearby St. Francis Xavier Academy.

There were no reported illnesses as a result of the leak.


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