AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - The Travis County Courthouse was evacuated earlier this morning after a report of a possible gas leak.
Austin Fire Department tweeted out that it was investigating at around 7:20 a.m. and the Travis County Clerk confirmed that staff at the courthouse were being evacuated as the investigation went on.
The Travis County Courthouse is currently being evacuated pending AFD's investigation of a possible gas leak. Accordingly, County Clerk staff should report to the emergency location at 1st Fl. of the Granger Bldg. until we are given the all-clear by authorities. https://t.co/jbC5WyliR5— Travis County Clerk (@TravisCoClerk) February 11, 2019
Just after 8 a.m. the Travis County Cleark tweeted out that staff was returning to the courthouse and that normal operations would begin.
Staff are returning to the HMS Travis County Courthouse now, and we will be resuming normal operations/opening our office to the public as soon as possible. Many thanks to our friends @austinfiredept for their quick response and keeping us safe!— Travis County Clerk (@TravisCoClerk) February 11, 2019
Officials have not released the result of the investigation at this time.