Update at June 20, 2012: 2:24 p.m.: The gas leak that resulted in the hours-long closure of several businesses on Coggan Boulevard originated from .
The popular Asian fusion restaurant at 12 Coogan Blvd., remains closed as of 2 p.m., but other businesses in the plaza including , and are being allowed to re-open.
Chief Kenneth Richards Jr., said multiple propane issues were responsible for the leak. Richards was on the scene Wednesday afternoon waiting for a representative from the Connecticut fire marshal’s office to come to Johnny's Peking Tokyo.
“Anytime something like this happens we bring in the state for enforcement,” Richards said.
At around 7:30 a.m., Richards said a call came in from about a strange odor. Old Mystic Fire and responded. Richards said one employee from Curves was taken by ambulance to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital complaining of stinging eyes and nausea.
The Connecticut DEEP and a Hazmat Team from the Naval Submarine Base New London responded to the scene as well, and air samples were taken and sent to a lab.
There is no estimate for when Johnny Peking Tokyo will be able to reopen.
June 20, 2012: 12:10 p.m.: Several businesses on Coogan Boulevard in Mystic are closed due a gas leak. , and Lazy Burrito are among the businesses closed. The Mystic , which is located in that same plaza, is open.
The is currently on the scene and the said they had no other information at this time.