GLADEWATER, Texas (KETK) – About 15 homes were evacuated on Friday after a gas leak caused road closures on Lee Street including Willow and Briar Cove in Gladewater, according to officials.

The gas line was hit by contract crews according to Gladewater Fire who said the leak resulted in a partial neighborhood evacuation.

Officials said about 15 homes were evacuated for safety and roadways were blocked while fire personnel worked to located the source of the leak. Gladewater Police and Public Works were also on the scene helping with road closures.

According to fire officials, Centerpoint was able to “locate and cap the line then continue on to make the final repair.”


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