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South Norwalk Train Station closed briefly by gas leak

Officer Jon Zavitz reopens the South Norwalk Train Station’s Henry Street entrance at 6:33 p.m. Saturday.

NORWALK, Conn. – The South Norwalk train station was evacuated Saturday evening due to a gas leak, Norwalk firefighters say. It was reopened 30 minutes later.

Norwalk firefighters sent out a Tweet just after 6 p.m., announcing that the station was closed and that train traffic had been halted. Norwalk Police were in the process of blocking roads to the station when the dispatcher announced at about 6:30 p.m. that trains were being allowed into the station again. Buses pulled in to the station and people walked up the hill from Monroe Street to reenter the station.

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The South Norwalk Train Station is closed at 6:31 p.m.

secured the scene, firefighters said over Twitter.

Norwalk firefighters inspect equipment at the South Norwalk Train Station Saturday just after a bus pulled up and passengers headed inside.

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