HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A gas leak forced the evacuation of a medical plaza on Tuesday, according to Harris County authorities.
The gas leak was reported in the 12000 block of Louetta Road.
The Lakewood Medical Plaza was evacuated and all eastbound lanes of Louetta Road were shut down in the area.
Harris County authorities advised people to avoid the area.
Officials said a contractor cut a line in the area.
The gas line was repaired around 9 p.m.
HAPPENING NOW: GAS LEAK— Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 (@Pct4Constable) July 17, 2018
Constable Deputies are in the 12000 block of Louetta Road in reference to a gas leak. Deputies are evacuating the Lakewood Medical Plaza. CenterPoint and Fire Department are on scene. All east bound lanes of Louetta Road are shut down. Avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/HLKUvMDk9t