LA PORTE, Texas – Emergency crews are responding to a natural gas leak Wednesday in the La Porte, according to La Porte Emergency Management.
The local fire department is on the scene and closed North P. Steet in both directions from Mission to Lemon Lane.
Drivers are asked to take alternative routes.
The city of La Porte is also dealing with ongoing power outages due to Tropical Storm Nicholas’ impact.
#RoadClosure | The La Porte Fire Department is on scene of a natural gas leak. North P St. has been closed in both directions from Mission to Lemon Lane. No action is needed at this time. Consider alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/Cbhq33VQUE— 😷 La Porte Emergency Management (OEM) (@lpoem) September 15, 2021
We are aware of the ongoing power outages in La Porte. pic.twitter.com/FHQZjqw1kk— 😷 La Porte Emergency Management (OEM) (@lpoem) September 15, 2021
The cause of the natural gas leak is unknown.
This is a developing story.