Gas leak forces evacuations in Westport

Several stores in Westport were evacuated this morning due to a gas leak. Police say construction crews hit a gas line causing the problem.

Several businesses on Main Street were evacuated because of a gas leak.

Several businesses on Main Street were evacuated because of a gas leak. (4/16/15)

WESTPORT - Several stores in Westport were evacuated this morning due to a gas leak.

Police say construction crews hit a gas line causing the problem.

Officials had blocked off Main Street between Route 1 and Elm Street.

Areas of Parker-Harding Plaza were also closed off to all traffic.

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