Gas leak forces shelter to be open for east Harris County residents

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HARRIS COUNTY, TX – The Sheldon Fire Department opened a shelter in East Harris County in place for all residents around the 8200 block of Reservoir Avenue.

A crew hit a gas line behind St. Dominic’s Church around 7:30pm and natural gas spilled out. This is not considered hazardous, and they are asking for residents within one mile of the ¬†effected area to stay indoors and turn off their air conditioning units.