A Hazmat team, fire crews, and Sheriff's Deputies were at the scene Saturday morning. Road blocks were set up near the plant to keep people away from the dangerous gas. Deputies say the plant was empty when the leak was reported.
Ammonia can irritate the eyes, nose, and throat.So authorities are advising people in the area to stay inside, close their doors and windows, and turn-off their air conditioning.
The cause of the leak is still under investigation.