Crews contain small gas release at fertilizer plant, 2 minor injuries

UNCLE SAM, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said a small gas release at a chemical plant resulted in minor injuries Wednesday morning.

It happened at the Mosaic fertilizer plant in Uncle Sam, which is near Convent in St. James Parish.

Louisiana State Police said the release was contained within minutes and the all clear was given.

Troopers said two employees were treated on site, but they then went right back at work.

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