Pharr Responds to Gas Leak in South Pharr

The City of Pharr responded to an emergency 9-1-1 call reporting a major gas leak at 12:22 pm today, Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Pharr Fire and Hazmat crews were immediately deployed to the area of 200 E. Las Milpas Rd.

Officials determined that the gas leak posed no danger or threat to residents, and crews from Texas Gas are currently repairing the leak onsite; repairs are expected to take a few more hours.

The City of Pharr urges residents to exercise caution and patience and avoid the area if possible, as northbound and southbound traffic on S. Cage Rd. between Dicker Rd. and Anaya Rd. has been reduced to one lane.