Road closed due to ruptured gas line


NAUGATUCK – A section of High Street near the intersection of Maple Street was closed on Tuesday afternoon as crews worked to repair a ruptured gas line.

Eversource spokeswoman Meghan Bernardini said the rupture was reported at about 3:45 p.m. She said there were no reports of any customers affected by the rupture and there were no evacuations.

No details were immediately available on what caused the rupture in the residential area.

Deputy Police Chief C. Colin McAllister said the road is expected to be closed into the night. Police are asking drivers to avoid the area.