HOUSTON — 3:45 P.M.: HFD says the gas leak ha been tapped out.
Houston firefighters were dispatched to the leak just before 9 a.m. Hazmat crews are working with CenterPoint to stop the leak from a 3-inch pipe.
There is no shelter-in-place order at this time, but residents are asked to avoid the area for now.
As of 2:10 p.m., Houston Transtar reports that response to the leak is slowing outbound traffic along the freeway with two lanes being closed.
The feeder road along the Southwest Freeway should also be avoided.
No injuries have been reported at this time.