Ammonia Leak Near Hull

There were some tense moments Saturday in a field near Hull when a hose connecting some anhydrous tanks ruptured while being pulled through a field.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office says 36-year-old Nicholas Tentiger of Remsen was driving a tractor pulling two four-thousand pound anhydrous ammonia tanks. Upon arriving, first responders relayed instructions from Sioux County Communications to Tentinger about how to park and exit the tractor safely to avoid exposure.

No injuries were reported in the incident that took place around 8:15 a.m. Saturday about three miles southwest of Hull.