Gas leak forces closure of intersection in Baytown

BAYTOWN, Texas – Authorities say a major natural gas leak has forced the closure of an intersection in Baytown.

According to the Baytown Fire Department, the intersection of W. Baker and Bush is currently closed due to the leak.

The fire department said a power line pole fell over and caused a gas line to break underground.

CenterPoint is currently working on repairing the line.

The fire department asks people to please avoid the area at this time.

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Christian Terry covered digital news in Tyler and Wichita Falls before returning to the Houston area where he grew up. He is passionate about weather and the outdoors and often spends his days off on the water fishing.