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Gas Leak Shut Down After Forcing Evacuations In Cambridge

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Firefighters on the scene of a gas leak in Cambridge.

Firefighters on the scene of a gas leak in Cambridge.

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CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – A gas leak that forced evacuations in Cambridge on Monday morning was under control, Cambridge police said.

Police said the leak had been shut down as of 11:45 a.m.

Along with evacuations of nearby buildings, the leak around Kendall Square shut down roads in the area and halted the MBTA Red Line for a short time. It was not immediately clear what caused the leak.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries.

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