Residents in Union Grove and Township of Paris Warned To Stay Inside After Ammonia Leak

UPDATE-Radio reports that it appears Highway 45 is reopened 


11:23 a.m. ¬†From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.

Emergency Alert: Emergency Services are at the scene of a truck accident involving the release of anhydrous ammonia gas. Residents in the vicinity of Hwy KR and Hwy 45 in the Township of Paris and the Village of Union Grove are requested to shelter in place and close windows for until 1:30 p.m. . Stay away from the area. Law enforcement is reporting that all lanes of US 45 closed in both directions between WIS 142 and WIS 11. Residents have notified us that KCSD is also detouring west bound traffic on KR half a mile before the dragstrip.


If you are in need of emergency assistance in regards to this incident call 911.