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Gas line fire in Friendswood extinguished, police say

The Friendswood Police Department said the gas line fire was extinguished Tuesday night.

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas — The gas line fire that shut off gas and power on a Friendswood street has been extinguished, according to police.

The fire was reported in the 200 block of East Castlewood Drive. That's where gas and power lines were shut off and authorities advised people to avoid the area.

Emergency crews remained on scene throughout the night and continued to keep the affected roadway closed. 

There was no immediate threat to the area, according to Friendswood officials.

Here's what the fire looked like:

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