Multiple businesses evacuated off Highway 43, 7th Standard due to ammonia spill

Posted at 1:07 PM, Jul 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-07 19:22:03-04

UPDATE (July 7, 2017 4:20 p.m.): No exposures to the leak were reported and no injuries were reported. A total of 17 people worked on the incident.


Multiple businesses northwest of Bakersfield have been evacuated due to an ammonia spill.

The California Highway Patrol is conducting traffic control in the area of Highway 43 and 7th Standard Road due to an ammonia spill. 

HazMat crews are on scene and all businesses in the area have been evacuated.