Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Update: Ammonia Leak at Claresholm now clear

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UPDATE: The emergency situation has now ended and the all-clear has been given by officials. ~ Pat

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The Town of Claresholm has declared a state of local emergency in response to a small ammonia leak at El Molino Foods on #1 Alberta Road.

People in Claresholm are asked to avoid that area and to be prepared for a possible evacuation.

An Alberta Emergency Alert was issued around 1:30 pm Thursday (Aug 22) in response to a hazardous chemicals advisory.

El Molino Foods is an importer and distributor of Mexican food.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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