Gas leak leads to evacuation in Wharton County subdivision

A minor gas leak lead to a quick evacuation of a subdivision in Wharton today.

Construction on the corner of Alabama Street and Grove Street was delayed after a gas leak occurred, causing three nearby homes to be evacuated. Officials say the incident was minor and cleared up within an hour of the leak being called in. No injuries were reported and all residents are now safely back in their homes. Construction on Alabama Street will continue and is on schedule despite the delay.

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