Road shut down by hazmat situation at a flower distribution center as rush hour starts

An ammonia leak has shut down part of Northwest 25th Street between Miami International Airport and the Palmetto Expressway since just after 3 a.m.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said an ammonia leak occurred at 7001 NW 25th St., the location for The Queen’s Flowers flower distribution center. As of 7 a.m., 33 units were at the scene.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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