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Fire Dept Investigates Ammonia Leak At Pepsi Bottling Plant In Mesquite

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MESQUITE (1080 KRLD) - There are reports of an ammonia leak at the Pepsi Bottling Plant in Mesquite.

The Pepsi plant is located on I-30 near Big Town - across the interstate from Eastfield College.

The Mesquite Fire Department is on the scene and has blocked off the entrance to the plant.

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Kelly Turner with the Mesquite Fire Department says an employee accidentally drove a forklift into the ammonia line and ruptured it.

Mesquite Police have also responded.

*This is a developing story. Listen to 1080 KRLD for more information.

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