According to XTO Energy officials, the well control team has successfully stopped the flow of the gas in the affected well shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Families are returning home with the help of XTO Energy officials.
AEP will be working to restore power supplies to the impacted homes in the area around the well.
According to officials, air monitoring will continue for at least 24-hours after containment. Officials say that the readings continue to show no public health or safety risks.
The claims office will remain open. Representatives and claims adjusters are on site to assist with the community’s needs.