- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 7, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - More than 100 employees have been evacuated from a General Mills plant in Kansas City after an alarm sounded indicating a carbon dioxide leak.

General Mills spokeswoman Kelsey Roemhildt says firefighters and hazardous materials crews were called to the plant Wednesday morning after a carbon dioxide alarm went off at the plant.

She said the plant’s 110 employees were evacuated as a precaution, and that there were no reports of injuries.

She said the leak has been isolated and that crews are assessing the area before allowing employees to return to work at the plant, which mills and packages flour.

The Kansas City Star reports (https://bit.ly/1GwjXBs ) that in 1994, a carbon dioxide leak at the facility killed a worker.



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