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Detroit-area beverage plant ammonia leak injures worker

Posted at 7:28 AM, Feb 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-14 12:03:17-05

An ammonia leak at a Detroit-area beverage plant has left one worker hospitalized.

A contractor struck an ammonia line at Sundance Beverage in Warren on Monday morning, causing a break that forced the building's evacuation.

The Macomb Daily  reports one woman suffered severe eye irritation. Warren firefighters flushed her eyes before paramedics transported her to a hospital where she was reported in stable condition.

No other injuries were reported.

Fire crews allowed employees back inside the facility after the air was deemed safe.