Ammonia leak at Fort Morgan beef processing plant

MORGAN COUNTY - An ammonia leak at Fort Morgan’s largest employer early Monday morning has been contained.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office says the leak at Cargill has been contained, with no evacuations and no threat to the public.

Cargill is the largest employer in Morgan County, with roughly 2,100 workers, according to the beef processing facility’s website.

There’s no word yet on what caused the leak.

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