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500 remain without service after natural gas outage

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Natural gas service has been restored to 3,100 of the 3,600 CenterPoint Energy customers in Morris, Hancock and Benson left without service since Friday afternoon.

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CenterPoint is down to 500 customers still without service, many whom were not home over the weekend. CenterPoint representative Becca Virden said technicians had been to each of the 500 remaining homes at least twice trying to gain access to relight pilot lights.

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