Gas leak reported on Masonic Street in downtown Northampton

Hampshire County

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Firefighters and gas crews were on Masonic and Main Street in downtown Northampton across the street from city hall for a reported gas leak.

According to Eversource Spokesperson Priscilla Ress, a contractor from a third party company hit a gas main on Masonic Street in Northampton. Eversource had a crew on site working to repair it. Two buildings were evacuated for safety as well as the surrounding area.

Northampton police and firefighters were also at the location. Police taped off an area of the sidewalk but it has since been removed.

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