KATY, Texas A major gas leak caused road closures and evacuations in Katy, Fort Bend County sheriff’s deputies said on Wednesday.
MPs said FM 1463 is closed from Cane Island Parkway to Spring Green Boulevard. A nearby Kroger and adjacent areas are being evacuated, according to the FBCSO.
Gas leak: Katy / Firethorne-FM 1463 was disconnected from Cane Island Pkwy to Spring Green Blvd due to a large gas leak. @kroger shopping center and surroundings are being evacuated. @CNPalerts is in place. Fort Bend Hazmat on the way. Katy FD is the leading agency. Avoid the area if possible. pic.twitter.com/8WcGcX4QkL
– FBCSO Texas (@FBCSO) January 13, 2021
Fort Bend Hazmat has been called to the location that Katy’s Fire Department is investigating.
Drivers were asked to avoid the area if possible.
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