Weatherford News

Gas leak and evacuation notice for South Elm Street

A gas leak has occurred in the 200 block of South Elm. Residents and businesses in the immediate affected area have been evacuated. No additional evacuations are planned at this time. Residents and businesses in the surrounding area may remain where they are located unless notified otherwise.

Routine maintenance on the 6 inch high pressure gas line was being conducted when the gas leak occurred. Officials on scene estimate that it may take several hours until the leak is contained. No injuries have been reported.

For questions, please contact Commander Chris Crawford at 817-597-0531 or public relations manager Blake Rexroat at 817-598-4209.