A chemical leak at a Coca-Cola plant in Florida prompted employees to evacuate the building and forced nearby residents to shelter in place.
A spokesperson for the city of Auburndale told FOX 13 that there was an ammonia leak at the Coca-Cola plant in the city on Wednesday morning.
The spokesperson said that a 20,000-gallon container at the plant was leaking ammonia. Polk County Fire Rescue crews later contained the leak.
All employees at the plant were evacuated as a result of the leak, the spokesperson said, adding that there were not any injury reports.
A chemical leak at a Coca-Cola plant in Florida prompted employees to evacuate the building and forced nearby residents to shelter in place. (Google Maps)
Nearby residents within a two-block area east to the plant were asked to shelter in place after the leak was detected.
Crews are working to clean the chemical spill at the Coca-Cola plant.
Fox News Digital reached out to Coca-Cola for comment
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