Ammonia Leak Prompts Response At Tyson Plant

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - An ammonia leak prompted a response from Hazmat crews at the Tyson Foods Plant in Goodlettsville. 

The incident was reported during shift change Thursday morning at the plant located on Cartwright Street. 

A fire official on the scene said the leak started around 5:30 a.m. Six people were evaluated and two were taken to area hospitals with noncritical injuries. 

Sky 5 flew over the area and showed multiple first responders on the scene.

It’s unclear at this point what caused the leak. It was stopped before 7 a.m. 

The plant could reopen around 8:30 a.m as soon as the building airs out. 

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