UPDATE: Shelter in Place lifted in Adams Co.

NEW OXFORD, Pa — (WHTM) Emergency Alert System has lifted the ‘Shelter in Place’ alert for parts of Adam County. ABC27 is working to gather more information about the reported leak.

 

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Emergency Alert System has notified people in Oxford Township, Adams County of a possible ammonia leak at Plainville Farms.Officials are urging people to stay indoors and travelers to steer clear of the area.

At 6:29 p.m., EAS sent a message from the PA Emergency Management Agency telling motorists and pedestrians to avoid travel in the vicinity of New Oxford. Authorities are investigating a possible ammonia leak at Plainville Farms. People are also told to stay indoors one mile north in Hamilton Borough and Oxford Township.

Authorities said to remain indoors, close all outside and windows and turn off all external air intakes.

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