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AMMONIA LEAK SPURS EVACUATION

Residents near Jefferson Street were sent back to their homes late Sunday night after an ammonia leak at a bakery led to the evacuation of two to three blocks in this Chautauqua County village, Westfield fire officials said.

The leak was reported at Better Baked Foods, 25 Jefferson St., shortly after 9 p.m., and residents living near the bakery were evacuated as a precaution. Firefighters and a hazardous material crew were able to stem the leak shortly before 11 p.m., fire officials said. The cause of the leak still was unknown Sunday night.

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