Hamilton County EMA cancels shelter-in-place alert after chemical leak

Hamilton County EMA cancels shelter-in-place alert after chemical leak
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WINTON HILLS, OH (FOX19) - The Hamilton County EMA has cancelled a shelter-in-place alert after a chemical leak at Emery Oleochemicals Tuesday morning.

The agency put out the alert for people within 1000 feet of the 4900 block of Este Avenue after a leak of the chemical anhydrous ammonia.

EMA officials say the St. Bernard Fire Department will remain on the scene and continue to monitor the situation.

People in Winton Terrace, Glen Este Avenue, Craft Street,  Este Avenue, and King's run were also advised to stay in their shelter.

EMA officials told people at the time of the alert to turn off their air conditioning and keep all doors and windows closed.

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