Posted at 23:13 on 28 February, 2011 UTC
In American Samoa, some 100 employees at the Port of Pago Pago were evacuated just after 8 this morning following an ammonia leak.
An emergency siren rang around 8:15, and employees with the Department of Port Administration, Customs Agents, and stevedoring workers rushed from the main Pago Pago harbor.
A customs agent said they were evacuated due to an ammonia leak from a vessel docked at the main harbor.
Emergency and other first responders have been called to the main port for the investigation.
At this point, it appears no one is injured.
News Content © Radio New Zealand International
PO Box 123, Wellington, New Zealand
Major fisheries regional meeting labeled a failure by Pacific countries.
Vanuatu nurses want health minister removed.
Fiji willing to help Kiribati from climate change fallout - Bainimarama.
Honiara residents can vote in home areas - Solomons Electoral body.