5 Oct 2015

Ammonia leak at West Auckland processing plant

9:10 am on 5 October 2015

Fire crews have contained an ammonia leak at a mussel processing plant in West Auckland.

The Fire Service says 11 appliances were called to the factory in Corban Ave in Henderson at a 4.45am today.

One factory engineer has been decontaminated as a precaution.

The leak is thought to have come from a vessel containing 100 kilograms of ammonia.