Large gas leak closes area in Denton

The Denton Fire Department and ATMOS are currently on scene of a large diameter gas line cut near the intersection of Teasley Lane and Hickory Creek Road.

Firefighters report a 6″ gas line has been hit in a construction area. Crews are currently monitoring the leak. Denton FD HazMat 5 along with Engine 3 and Engine 6 are on scene. Battalion 1 has command.

Teasley Lane, also known as FM 2181, is closed in both directions. The closure is expected to last “several hours.”

It is best to avoid this area.