ATASCOCITA, Texas -

A gas leak forced children at a day care center to evacuate.

The leak happened on F.M. 1960 near Timber Forest in Atascocita about 9:20 a.m. Friday.

Firefighters said the driver of a pickup truck backed into a natural gas line, causing the leak.

Nearly 20 children at a nearby day care were evacuated. They were taken to another facility.

A shopping center in the area was also closed during the leak.

The situation was resolved shortly before noon and the evacuations were lifted.