Gas Leak Near Downtown Tapped Out
BY Alex Wang [ March 28, 2012 at 20:04:16 ]
|The Houston Fire Department tapped out a gas leak at the corner of McGowen and Austin near downtown Houston about 11:40 a.m. HFD hazardous material teams are currently on scene with CenterPoint crews who have pinched the line and are working to completely stop the leak. |
HFD was dispatched to the gas leak at 10:20 a.m. An 2 ¼ inch line had been hit by a construction crew and was leaking. There was a self-initiated evacuation from a business at 2300 Caroline and HFD issued a temporary shelter-in-place for several nearby town homes and a business. There were no reported injuries.