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Ammonia leak at Brampton business sends 7 to hospital

Last Updated Jun 24, 2018 at 12:17 pm EST

Sixteen people were treated after an ammonia leak in a Brampton business. HANDOUT/Peel Paramedics

Peel police say seven people were taken to hospital after an ammonia leak at a Brampton business.

EMS were called to an address on Orenda Road just after 7:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Police say there 85 employees in the building and 16 people in total were treated, with seven being transported to hospital with minor to moderate respiratory issues.

The leak has been contained to inside the building.