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Ammonia leak results in Johns Manville Defiance plant workers receiving medical attention

At least one employee was taken to the hospital. None of the injuries are believed to be serious.
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DEFIANCE, Ohio — Multiple workers at the Johns Manville plant in Defiance received medical attention Monday after they were exposed to ammonia.

The Defiance Fire Department responded just after 6:30 a.m. after several employees reported feeling ill. A machine was then discovered to be leaking ammonia.

The building was evacuated, but employees were able to return to work just after 7 a.m.

At least one employee was taken to the hospital. None of the injuries are believed to be serious.