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Mire gas leak has part of Grand Prairie Highway blocked

Posted: 4:54 PM, Aug 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-06 17:54:45-04

One lane of the Grand Prairie Highway is closed near the Three Peas in a Pod restaurant while crews work to fix a gas leak, according to the Mire Volunteer Fire Department. 

No evacuations were ordered, but the road was completely shut down initially. By 3:45 p.m., the leak was temporarily plugged while fire crews waited for Centrepoint Energy to arrive. 

As of 4:45 p.m, one lane was opened while crews began work to repair the break. 

Motorists are asked to use caution in the area until the work is complete.