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Ammonia Spill Reported At Kellogg's Facility In San Jose; Nearby Residents Told To Shelter In Place

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) -- Firefighters responded to a reported ammonia spill at a San Jose facility operated by food manufacturer Kellogg's on Friday evening.

The San Jose Fire Department told KPIX 5 that the hazmat team responded to the facility located on the 400 block of Eggo Way near Highway 101 shortly after 4 p.m.

Employees were evacuated once firefighters arrived. One person was assessed on the scene and released, but no other injuries were reported.

Shortly after 8 p.m. the incident was declared "under control" with the leak contained as police began reopening surrounding streets.

San Jose Kellogg's Hazmat
Scene of hazmat situation at Kellogg's facility on Eggo Way in San Jose, January 22, 2021. (CBS)

Firefighters had advised nearby residents who smelled a gas odor to remain inside and shelter in place, with windows and doors closed.

Access to Eggo Way was closed at East Julian Street and Wooster Avenue.

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