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Springdale Fire Dept. responds to ammonia leak at Cargill Meat Solutions

The leak was contained to the plant property and there was no contamination to any adjacent properties.
Credit: Springdale Fire Department

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — The Springdale Fire Department responded to an ammonia leak at Cargill Meat Solutions in Springdale.

Around 10:20 a.m. Thursday (July 30), the Springdale Fire Department was called to 730 E. Randall Wobbe Ln., Cargill Meat Solutions, for a reported hazardous materials incident. 

Several fire trucks and the department's Haz-Mat Response Team met with Cargill's internal plant Haz-Mat team and coordinated a plan to stop a leak of liquid ammonia.

The leak was controlled around 12:15 p.m. and no Cargill personnel were injured. 

No fire department personnel were injured either.

The leak was contained to the plant property and there was no contamination to any adjacent properties.