Harris County, Texas – August 13th, 2015: The Cypress Creek Fire Department is currently evacuating homes and businesses near the intersection of Grant Road & Creekway (west of 249) due to a cut 8 inch gas pipeline. This 8 inch gas pipeline is fed by a 30 inch pipeline. CCFD has requested the Harris County Hazardous Materials Team for additional assistance. Per the incident commander a pipeline representative states they are currently attempting to isolate the leak but this could take upwards to 8 hours.
The fire department continues to widen the evacuation area.
Current streets/businesses being evacuated:
- Creekway Drive
- Business Park near Creekway/Grant
- Rudy’s Grill and Cantina
- The Oaks Adventist Christian School