Hazmat forces Dietz & Watson plant evacuation

January 11, 2013 2:01:54 AM PST
Workers at the Dietz & Watson plant in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia had to be evacuated after a hazmat situation Thursday night.

Shortly after 9:00 p.m. officials say there was a strong odor of ammonia detected at the plant on the 5700 block of Tacony Street.

Fire and hazmat crews arrived and traced the source to one room of the building.

Shortly after 9:30 p.m., the incident was placed under control.


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