Natural gas odor in Longmeadow determined not to be a hazard

Hampden County

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – The Longmeadow Fire Department was called to Shady Side Drive Tuesday morning for a report of natural gas odor in the area.

According to the Longmeadow Fire Department, around 10:30 a.m. the fire department received several calls reporting an odor of natural gas in various areas of town.

The Longmeadow Fire Department, police department, and Eversource Gas all investigated the situation and did not find any active leak, and the odor dissipated.

According to Eversource the source of the odor was related to a delivery of gas odorant. They will be providing additional detail as it becomes available.

Our 22News crew was in the area and could smell the gas from their car. Our crew also noticed that there were police cars and fire trucks in the Georgetown Condos complex which is located at 63 Yorktown Drive in Springfield near the Longmeadow line.

The Longmeadow Fire Department has determined there is no hazard to the public and the odors have cleared.

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