Ammonia leak at Sumner business contained; investigation underway

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SUMNER, Wash. — Hazardous materials teams were called in Tuesday morning and were able to contain an ammonia leak at a seafood wholesaler in Sumner.

Crews were called around 1:30  a.m. Tuesday to Shining Ocean Inc. in the 1500 block of Puyallup Street.

Pierce County firefighters said they quickly isolated the immediate area. Hazardous materials crews were able to contain the leak and Puyallup Street was reopened to traffic at about 10 a.m.

There were no injuries, and the cause of the leak is under investigation, East Pierce Fire and Rescue said.



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