Gas tank explosion in Ridgefield

Ridgefield firefighters are at the scene of a gas fire on Pump Lane that authorities said is under control.

Neighbors in the area reported a shudder around 1:20 p.m. when an underground gas tank ignited.

Firefighters are now at the scene allowing the 1,000 gallon tank to burn its fuel off, a process that the fire department said is under control.

Dennis O'Malley