Hundreds Evacuated in New Haven After Gas Odor

Hundreds of people were evacuated from residences at the 9th Square apartment building in New Haven as the New Haven Fire Department investigated a gas odor.

Officials said a valve was left open at a nearby restaurant.

There are 188 units in the apartment building and residents were evacuated around 9 a.m. The evacuation lasted for about two hours.

The streets surrounding the building, located at 44 Orange St., were blocked off for the investigation.


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