Gas leak closes intersection in Hartford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Gas leak closes intersection in Hartford

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A gas leak closed down Farmington Avenue and Whitney Street in Hartford on Thursday morning. (WFSB) A gas leak closed down Farmington Avenue and Whitney Street in Hartford on Thursday morning. (WFSB)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A gas leak shut down two streets in Hartford on Thursday morning.

According to both police and firefighters, the leak happened at Farmington Avenue and Whitney Street.

Both streets are closed in the area while crews make repairs. The area is expected to be closed through rush hour and should reopen overnight.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and use alternate routes, like, Asylum, West Boulevard, Capital, or Route 44 Albany Avenue.

No evacuations were ordered.

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