A gas leak has shut down Wapping Road. Crews currently on-site.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
updated at 12:00 p.m. The Middletown Fire Department has reported the gas leak has been repaired. Crews are onsite and are refilling and patching the road. Road expected to open by 2 p.m. today. original story: According to the Middletown Fire Department, there is currently a gas leak in a broken pipe near 1134 Wapping Rd. The road will be shut down while repairs are made. Nearby homes were checked for leaks, but none were found. "It just has leaking up from the road, grass and dirt of the side of the road," said Fire Chief Ronald Doire. Once the repairs are made, the road will reopen.
Portsmouth Fire Department responds to natural gas leak at corner of Morgan and Liberty Street Wednesday morning. National Grid has fixed the source of the leak and will monitor area.
Members of the Portsmouth Fire Department responded to a report of a gas leak Wednesday morning at the corner of Morgan and Liberty Street in Island Park. A resident had reported the smell of gas and left a message on the Department of Public Works' voicemail instead of calling police or fire. Firefighters responded to the area and located the source of the leak—a broken valve at the corner of Liberty and Morgan Street. National Grid also responded and was able to fix the valve, stopping the leak of natural gas. Firefighters also checked a dozen houses to make sure natural gas wasn't leaking from these residences. No evacuations were necessary, said Fire Chief Jeffrey P. Lynch. National Grid will continue to monitor the area, according to …