In the event you are asked questions regarding the anhydrous ammonia release yesterday in Beach Park, Illinois, here is what we know to date.
- 37 people were sent to the hospital and seven are in critical condition.
- While the National Safety Transportation Board is investigating the incident, it appears that a farmer was moving two anhydrous tanks on a public road when the release occurred. No retailers or suppliers were involved.
- The news report and source of information can be found here: https://wgntv.com/2019/04/25/residents-warned-to-stay-inside-after-chemical-spill-in-beach-park/
We will update you as new information is made available. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the individuals involved and their families.