Apparent gas leak causes fire near Museum District

HOUSTON – An apparent gas leak caused a fire Saturday afternoon near the Museum District.

The fire was reported around 4 p.m. on Ruth and Austin streets.

Centerpoint Energy is trying to find the cutoff valve to help firefighters extinguish the fire. The fire caused a power outage in the area.



It is unknown what caused the gas leak.

No injuries or damages to any homes near the area have been reported.

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