Crews responding to gas leak in Longview

Crews responding to gas leak in Longview

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Crews are working to repair a gas leak in Longview.

The leak is being repaired at the intersection of West Pliler Street and South Green Street.

According to officials, a backhoe belonging to the city was digging in the area for construction when it struck a line, belonging to Centerpoint Energy.

The line is small but is leaking gas, however, officials say nobody in the area is in danger.

Nobody has been evacuated at this time. Officials say the wind is aiding in carrying the gas away from the area. Longview Fire Department is on the scene and on standby in case of emergency.

The street is closed right now while crews work to repair the line.

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