LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- On Saturday night, a hazmat crew responded to a food processing factory in downtown Las Vegas.
At 9:51 PM, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue was called about an ammonia leak at the facility at the Desert Gold Food Company, 123 W. Colorado Avenue, off of Commerce Street. The department said the ammonia is used for refrigeration.
The plant was closed at the time of the incident, which lasted about three hours, according to LVFR.
Some streets in the area were shut down while the team investigated. No one was hurt, according to LVFR.
F11H TOC: 9:51PM 123 W. Colorado Ave. Desert Gold. food processing facility, ammonia leak (used for refrigeration), HAZMAT team on scene assessing situation, some streets closed in area, no injuries reported. #PIO1NEWS pic.twitter.com/to5fWX1apE— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) November 28, 2021