Mission ammonia leak: Lougheed Highway 7 reopens

An ammonia leak at a food processing plant closed the route early Friday morning.

Lougheed Highway was closed around 3 a.m. PT because of leak at B.C. Frozen Foods plant

RCMP shut down the Lougheed Highway in Mission, B.C. because an ammonia leak at the B.C. Frozen Foods Plant. (CBC)

Police have reopened Lougheed Highway 7 in Mission, B.C., after an ammonia leak at a food processing plant closed the route early Friday morning.

The leak was first reported at B.C. Frozen Foods around 3 a.m. PT. It has since been contained and hazmat crews have inspected the plant.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the leak.

Police closed the Loughheed Highway from the junction with Highway 11 to Manson Street, along with a nearby boat launch on the Fraser River.

The highway was reopened around 7:30 a.m. The CP Rail line in the area was also closed, but has since been reopened.

Google Maps: 33920 Lougheed Highway, Mission, B.C.

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