Update: Ammonia Leak at Claresholm now clear
El Molino Foods facility in Claresholm. Photo credit to Google Maps
UPDATE: The emergency situation has now ended and the all-clear has been given by officials. ~ Pat
The Town of Claresholm has declared a state of local emergency in response to a small ammonia leak at El Molino Foods on #1 Alberta Road.
People in Claresholm are asked to avoid that area and to be prepared for a possible evacuation.
An Alberta Emergency Alert was issued around 1:30 pm Thursday (Aug 22) in response to a hazardous chemicals advisory.
El Molino Foods is an importer and distributor of Mexican food.