3 hurt in ammonia leak on Northwest Side

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CHICAGO -- Three workers were taken to an area hospital after an ammonia leak Tuesday afternoon on the city's Northwest Side.

A hazardous material alert was calledShortly before 3 p.m. by the Chicago Fire Department at Koch Foods at 4405 W. Berteau Ave.

Three workers were transported to a local hospital, where their conditions were stabilized.

Koch Foods is a supplier of poultry products for retail operators.

 

The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.

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