WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut Natural Gas (CNG) crews were actively working in the areas of Timrod Road, Brookside Drive, and Cliffmore Road in West Hartford on a gas line pressure issue Sunday.
Police report that CNG had to turn off gas to about 50+ homes in the area as crews work on the issue.
CNG reported around 2:30 p.m., crews discovered the issue was water in the gas line. They say they expect to get gas back on tonight.
Official’s report that there is no need for evacuations, and there is no danger to the public. According to CNG, half of the homes that needed to be checked have been cleared as of about 1 p.m.
“If you own a home in this area, and are not home to let CNG in, they will be calling a locksmith to gain entry,” West Hartford Police said.
In an update at 7 p.m., West Hartford Police said 58 homes were ultimately impacted by the gas line pressure issue and all residents were contacted. CNG expects to have power back within the next few hours.
At 8:30 p.m., West Hartford PD announced “natural gas service has been restored to all affected homes by CNG.”
For more information call CNG at 203-869-6900. More information to follow as it is made available from CNG.