Crews repair gas leak that lead to evacuations, road closures in Hartford

Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A gas leak led to evacuations and road closures in Hartford on Thursday morning.

Police say that the gas leak was reported at around 9 a.m. near 286 Park Street. A contractor working in the street hit a gas main but that leak was secured by 9:30 a.m.

Park Street was closed from Washington Street to Hudson Street but has since reopened. There were also forced evacuations in the area but residents were sheltered with city buses.

Connecticut Natural Gas crews are on the scene, making repairs. There’s about 15 customers out in the area.

No injuries were reported.

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