Evacuations are underway due to a gas line break in the Clear Lake area, according to a tweet by the Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office.
According to the tweet, the incident was reported at the intersection of Ramada Drive and Diana Lane Wednesday morning.
The Clear Lake station and adjacent properties in the area were evacuated as a precaution, according to the tweet. The Houston Fire Department is on the scene.
People are being encouraged to contact the Pasadena location at 281-479-2525 for the time being.
As a result of the gas leak, Clear Creek ISD has issued a shelter-in-place order for:
- Clear Lake City Elementary
- Clear Lake Intermediate
- Space Center Intermediate
- Whitcomb Elementary
During a Shelter In Place for external hazards, students are brought indoors and other appropriate safety measures are taken until the all-clear is given.