Condos Evacuated After Contractors Hit Gas Line

Firefighters responded to Island View Condominiums on Baypath Way in Branford on Tuesday morning after a crew working there struck a gas line.

The contractors were digging a hole to set a footer when they hit a line and called 911 at 9:35 a.m., according to the fire department.

Eight units were evacuated and residents were allowed back inside after utility crews capped the gas leak. 

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