WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (WTNH)– Homes were evacuated in Willimantic this morning due to a gas leak.
The Willimantic Fire Department says there were seven houses evacuated. They were later allowed back in their homes after the gas company and water company went to work on the leak.
The Fire Department tweeted earlier that they responded to the gas leak on Keating Street.
Gas leak, ifo 71 Keating St. 1/2″ gas line severed by Water Dept. 7 houses evac. Gas co on scene. #Willimantic
— Willimantic FD (@WillimanticFD) June 11, 2014
Immediate home on the street were evacuated.
The cause of the gas leak is unknown at this time.