Cargill plant in Springdale evacuated due to ammonia leak

Northwest Arkansas News

UPDATE: No Cargill personnel were injured.

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

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Cargill Meat Solutions in Springdale was evacuated on Thursday due to an ammonia leak, according to Springdale Fire Department Captain Matt Bagley.

The Springdale Fire Department’s hazmat team is currently working the scene, Bagley said.

The plant is located at 730 E. Randall Wobbe Lane in Springdale.

Police have shut down Jefferson Street, and Fire/EMS vehicles were witnessed at one of the entrances to the plant.

This is a developing story.

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