HOUSTON - A gas leak prompted evacuations for some on Thursday at Rice University.
According to a post on the campus' social media, the gas leak is located on the northeast side of the campus near Duncan College and the new NSEB building.
School officials said a construction crew was working in the area and a gas line was penetrated.
As a result, school officials said six buildings have been evacuated. The Houston Fire Department and Centerpoint Energy officials arrived on the scene to contain the leak.
And as of 6:50 p.m., Rice officials said the leak was fixed and the buildings were safe to re-enter.