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Seven Jennie-O workers in Willmar are taken to hospital after ammonia leak

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WILLMAR -- Seven workers at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant #5 were taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after an ammonia leak around 3:40 a.m. Tuesday.


According to officials at Rice Memorial, all seven people were treated and released.

The leak promoted the evacuation of employees at the Willmar Avenue plant, according to a statement from Pat Solheid, vice president of human resources and administration at Jennie-O Store.

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