Reports: FD at Danbury mall for report of odor of gas in store

December 6, 2018

DANBURY — Holiday shoppers were in for a surprise Wednesday night at the Danbury Fair Mall when Eversource had to be called for a possible indoor gas leak, according to dispatch reports.

Shortly after 9 p.m., a Danbury police officer called in the possible smell of gas inside the Lord & Taylor store at the mall at 7 Backus Ave., reports indicated. The fire department was immediately dispatched to the scene and arrived minutes later.

At 9:18 p.m., the firefighter running command at the mall told the dispatcher that Eversource would have to respond to the store.

It was not immediately clear if shoppers had been evacuated from the store.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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