Power restored in Hondo after crews complete repair to leaking gas line

Some homes were evacuated as a precaution

(Matthew Craig, KSAT 12 News)

HONDO, Texas – Most Hondo residents were without electricity for a couple of hours Monday after a major natural gas leak.

The power substation near Avenue U had to be shut off around 12:45 p.m. for the gas line repair. Homes nearby were forced to evacuate due to their proximity to the substation.

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Crews worked for about an hour to repair a gas line north of the intersection of Avenue V and 21st Street, according to the Hondo Police Department.

Power was restored around 2:15 p.m., police said.

Additional officers were assigned to the Hondo ISD campus as a precaution while crews make repairs.

Crews work to repair a leaking natural gas line in Hondo. (Copyright 2024 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

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Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio since 2016. His work for KSAT 12 and KSAT.com includes covering breaking news of the day, as well as producing Q&As and content for the "South Texas Pride" and "KSAT Money" series.

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