Ammonia leak at toy plant injures one
Posted February 20, 2009
Wilson, N.C. — One person was taken to a hospital Friday afternoon following an ammonia leak at a toy manufacturer, officials said.
Liquid ammonia leaked from a tank outside the Sun River Services plant on Beeler Road at about 2 p.m. Friday, said Brian Bowman, spokesman for the city of Wilson.
Firefighters capped the leak and were expected to have the site cleared by about 4 p.m., Bowman said.
One Sun River employee was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, he said.
The company makes various types of toys, from stuffed animals to science kits to yo-yos.