Part of Whitney Avenue in Hamden is closed because a utility pole is down in the area of 915 Whitney Ave. and a transformer is leaking, according to the Hamden Fire Department.
Crews from United Illuminating are at the scene and power is out in the area as crews make repairs. United Illuminating is reporting 108 power outages as of 1 p.m.
The fire department Tweeted that Whitney Avenue is closed until further notice and they are urging drivers to avoid the area.
No injuries are reported.