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ALBERTVILLE, Ala. – The Tyson Foods plant in Albertville was evacuated early Tuesday morning.

According to Albertville Fire Captain Brent Ennis, a small amount of ammonia leaked out of the plant at 6 a.m. The chemical is highly corrosive and can cause significant damage in large quantities.

Ennis said Albertville Fire was called just as a backup; Tyson officials handled the leak.

The plant was evacuated, but no injuries were reported.

Tyson employees said the plant was operating as normal as of 8:30 a.m.