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Poison release at Triumfglass

today at 01:32 Johan Edgar

Triumfglass’ factory in Sävedalen in Partille was hit on Saturday evening by a large release of ammonia. Emergency services have cordoned off the site to try to prevent the toxic gas from spreading.

It is still unclear what caused the leak, which was called in at 11pm on Saturday evening.

– We are preparing to try to stop the release and are prepared for if it were to get out, but the assessment is that there is no danger to people on the outside and the building is empty so no one has been injured, says Lars Jostelius, alarm and command officer at the rescue service ..

Ammonia is a toxic and corrosive gas that is harmful to breathe and extremely toxic at higher concentrations. (TT)

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