New Haven gas leak closes school and two businesses

NEW HAVEN — New Haven Emergency Management says they are working a gas leak at Canner Street and Livingston in the city.

Firefighters responded to a three family home at 272 Canner Street around 4:30 this morning. Students from the Worthington Hooker School spent the day in another nearby school due to the leak. Two day care center were closed as well.

Fire officials are still at the scene, but there is no cause for the gas leak as of yet. The source of leak appears to be on Willow Street, somewhere between Whitney Ave and Livingston St.

Southern Ct Gas Co. crews are in the process of excavating, but there is no timetable as to when the fix will be complete

Whitney Avenue is now completely open to traffic.