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BREAKING: Hydrogen Leak in Elmira

Written By: Joe Melillo

We have a breaking news situation in Elmira right now. Police and fire crews are evacuating people near Sullivan Street after the company AIRGAS has reported a hydrogen leak.

BREAKING: Hydrogen Leak in Elmira

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE - - - - - - - 12:00 P.M.

Elmira, NY (WENY) - We have a breaking news situation in Elmira right now. Police and fire crews are evacuating people near Sullivan Street after the company AIRGAS has reported a hydrogen leak.
    
Our reporter talked to Captain Bob Lutz from the Elmira Fire Department. He says, “The good thing is it's cold out and it's leaking through only through the valve so it's isolated, so there's no problem with it exploding. We are here mitigate if need be, to put water on it if we have to.”
     
Roads are closed and could be closed into the evening. This story is developing so follow us on Facbook and twitter for the latest details.