Mercury leak evacuated Ledyard building Thursday morning - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Mercury leak evacuated Ledyard building Thursday morning

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LEDYARD, CT (WFSB) -

A mercury leak was reported on Thursday morning at the Ledyard Emergency Communication Center.

It was reported at about 9:30 a.m.

According to firefighters, a thermometer fell off the wall while it was being replaced, and a small amount of mercury leaked out.

Out of caution, the building was evacuated.

No injuries were reported.

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