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Ammonia leak leads to evacuation in Baton Rouge

2 years ago January 10, 2013 Jan 10, 2013 Thursday, January 10 2013 Thursday, January 10, 2013 2:41:26 PM CST in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities evacuated an area of Baton Rouge after a reported ammonia leak this afternoon.

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. Parents can pick up their kids from the Pre-K school across the street from St. Francis.

News 2 is on the scene and will have more on this breaking story at 4 p.m.

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