Roads reopened after ruptured gas line reported in Fort Bend County

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Thursday, September 7, 2023
Roads closed due to ruptured gas line in Fort Bend Co., officials say
A ruptured gas line prompted the closures of Old Richmond and Sugarland Howell in Fort Bend County on Thursday, according to the fire marshal.

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Crews worked to repair a ruptured gas line in Fort Bend County Thursday morning.

According to the Fort Bend County Fire Marshal's Office, a hazmat response team and CenterPoint Energy responded to the scene.

The fire marshal's office said Old Richmond Road was closed just east of Sugarland Howell at Burney Road and Sugarland Howell Road from Old Richmond Road to Strutton Drive.

Both closures have since reopened.

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