Gas line catches fire in SE Houston

HOUSTON - A gas line is burning after HFD says construction equipment hit the line in southeast Houston.

The incident is happening off the Gulf Freeway near El Dorado. Fire crews are on the scene.

HFD says a backhoe apparently hit a gas line, then the backhoe and a nearby vehicle caught on fire.

HFD HAZMAT is on scene with at least eight additional units. TXDot is on scene and Centerpoint has been notified.

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