Ammonia leak at a winery causes evacuations, road closures

FRESNO, Calif.

The leak was reported at around 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning. Authorities have evacuated workers from the winery to a nearby police training center.

Authorities are also asking people in the area southwest of the winery to stay indoors, close windows, and turn off heaters or air conditioners.

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One person is being treated for ammonia exposure. There is no word on the patient's condition at this time.

Central Ave. is closed between Polk Ave and Chateau Fresno.

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