published Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Amnicola Highway reopened after ammonia leak

The BASF facility on Amnicola Highway is seen this morning.
The BASF facility on Amnicola Highway is seen this morning.
Photo by John Rawlston.
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    Amnicola Highway is experiencing major traffic issues this morning after an Ammonia leak was discovered at BASF Corporation, an official with the Chattanooga Fire Department said.
    Photo by WRCB-TV Channel 3 /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Amnicola Highway has been reopened after an Ammonia leak was discovered at BASF Corporation this morning.

The Chattanooga State campus will reopen at 9 a.m.

Chattanooga Police originally blocked off Amnicola Highway from Chattanooga State to Wisdom Street, according to an official.

Haz-Mat is on the scene and the area around BASF had been evacuated, according to an official.

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