DALLAS, TX — Atmos Energy announced Thursday the natural gas provider is temporarily shutting down service in the neighborhood where a house exploded as a result of a gas leak last week. The outage will affect around 3,000 homes in the neighborhood.
The area affected by the outage spans roughly from Walnut Hill Drive to the north, Webb Chapel Road to the west, Northwest Highway to the south and Lakemont Drive to the east (see map below).
Residents in these areas will not be asked to evacuate but could be without service for up to three weeks, said John Paris, Mid-Tex division’s president.
During the outage period, crews will work to completely replace the natural gas system in the neighborhood...Read More