Many calls coming in to Emergency Services about a “GAS SMELL”

CUN.NEWS has been monitoring local social media and Emergency Services regarding multiple reports of a “gas smell” in Round Rock and Austin area. The smell has been reported over a widespread area. At 11:40 am Austin Fire Department issued a statement on Twitter about the smell. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is a colorless, flammable, hazardous gas with a “rotten egg” smell. It occurs naturally in crude petroleum, and natural gas. Hydrogen sulfide is heavier than air and may travel long distances along the ground. People can smell the “rotten egg” odor of hydrogen sulfide at low concentrations in air and, although

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