Gas leak to close Hwy 105 in Conroe into the evening

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Conroe Fire Department and police officials are responding to a major gas leak in Conroe.

On Thursday, Firefighters responded to reports of a gas leak near the intersection of Highway 105 West and S. Pine Lake Road in Conroe.

Centerpoint Energy says a 6-8 inch high-pressure gas line was ruptured by a company boring underground.

Centerpoint estimated Highway 105 West would need to be closed for at least eight hours from Villa to Old Road to make repairs.

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