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Broken gas main causes school evacuations in Hamden

HAMDEN — A broken gas main forced schools to be evacuated and roads to be closed Monday morning. Police said a local construction company struck a gas lin...
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HAMDEN — A broken gas main forced schools to be evacuated and roads to be closed Monday morning.

Police said a local construction company struck a gas line on Skiff Street this morning at  8:30a.m. The road has since reopened.

According to Mayor Curt Leng, “A gas line was damaged on Skiff Street; Southern CT Gas is on-site and working on it. Hamden Police and Fire Departments have evacuated locations on Skiff Street to keep people safe while shut off completed.”

Students at ACES School were evacuated as a precaution. They were moved to Hamden Hall Country Day School.