Ammonia leak sends 37 to hospital

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BEACH PARK, Ill. (WCIA) — More than three dozen people, including three police officers, were taken to the hospital after an ammonia leak in a Chicago suburb.

Several people are in serious but stable condition mostly suffering from breathing problems.

A farm tractor was towing two separate two-ton containers of anhydrous ammonia when the leak happened about 4:30 am, Thursday.

The cause of the leak has not been released.

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