Second Floor Evacuated After Minor Gas Leak at Clock Tower Square

Businesses is Plantsville took an unexpected break following a minor gas leak at Clock Tower Square early Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters were forced to evacuate portions of the second floor offices at Clock Tower Square in the village of Plantsville Tuesday after detecting a minor gas leak in the building.

The office areas were evacuated as a precaution, officials with the Southington Fire Department said, after tests detected a small level of natural gas in the building. The gas leak was not determined to be a significant threat and there was no need for evacuation of the first floor, officials said.

The Tuesday afternoon leak was reported just after 1 p.m., officials said. There was no odor of gas when firefighters arrived.

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No one was harmed by the leak, officials said.

Yankee Gas responded to the scene and officials with the utility company said they would be on scene for a few hours to address the issue. Businesses were expected to be able to reopen before the end of the business day.

Further details were not immediately available.

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