Multiple Shelton fire trucks and related vehicles responded to a call of a potential gas leak this afternoon at the Birmingham condominium on Canal Street, located downtown. (Photo by Brad Durrell)
The call came in between 2 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, and firefighters went to the condo to check on the reported odor. Fire personnel used gas-detecting devices to check for the presence of excess natural gas.
They spent the most time on an upper floor of the 103-unit building, where the original complaint was based. No gas leak was detected and fire trucks began leaving the structure at just after 3 p.m.
The Birmingham condo, located in a converted factory building on the Housatonic River, has a natural gas connection.