Staff returns to Travis County Courthouse after gas leak report

Travis County

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Staff is being let back into the Travis County Courthouse after it was evacuated Monday morning due to reports of a possible gas leak. 

At 7:20 a.m., Austin fire crews tweeted that they are investigating the possible gas leak at the courthouse located at 1000 Guadalupe Street. 

By 8 a.m., crews cleared the scene and staff were allowed back in the building. “We will be resuming normal operations/ opening our office to the public as soon as possible,” officials with the County Clerk’s Office tweeted. 

KXAN Photojournalist Julie Karam contributed to this story. 

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