updated: 2/21/2014 7:36:27 AM

Chemical Leak Closes Large Plant

InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report

Severe weather that has caused damage throughout the state is being blamed for a roof collapse that led to a chemical spill in northeast Indiana. Our partners at 21Alive WPTA in Fort Wayne report officials believe heavy snow caused part of the roof at a Performance Food Group facility in Kendallville to cave in, damaging pipes that carry anhydrous ammonia.

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The leak was contained yesterday afternoon.

21Alive reports no one was hurt, but 30 people were exposed to the ammonia leak and 8 people received treatment for symptoms.

Between 1,000 and 2,000 workers are employed at the Noble County facility.

Source: 21Alive WPTA

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