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Ammonia leak on Spadina Crescent East

For immediate release: February 22, 2021 - 9:55am
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The Saskatoon Fire Department received a 911 call at 8:53 am reporting an ammonia leak at the 600 block of Spadina Crescent East.  Dispatched to the scene was an engine, a hazmat unit and the battalion chief.

Crews arrived to find a small refrigerator in a suite leaking ammonia.  Hazmat technicians secured the refrigerator, wrapping in plastic and carried from the building.  The refrigerator was then turned over to the building management.

There was no one in the suite at the time of the leak, and there were no injuries to civilians of firefighters.