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Neighbors evacuated as crews respond to 'significant' gas leak in NE Portland

Residents were evacuated after a "significant" gas leak in Northeast Portland. The leak reportedly occurred after a car crashed into a gas meter and fled the scene. Three apartment buildings were evacuated in the area. More than 3,500 Pacific Power customers are affected after the power was turned off.
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Two-block area evacuated in NE Portland due to ‘significant’ gas leak

By FOX 12 STAFFClick here for updates on this story    PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) — Firefighters have responded to a “significant” gas leak in northeast Portland and residents in the area have been evacuated early Wednesday morning.Portland Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Northeast Prescott Street around 1:15 a.m. Firefighters evacuated those who live within a two-block radius of the leak. Other r…

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‘Significant’ gas leak forces evacuations, power outage in NE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Residents were evacuated after a "significant" gas leak in Northeast Portland.Shortly before 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Portland Fire and Rescue said they were responding to a gas leak near Northeast MLK Boulevard and Northeast Prescott Street. The leak reportedly occurred after a car crashed into a gas meter and fled the scene.Three apartment buildings were evacuated in the area. By 4:30 a.m., officials said NW Natural contai…

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Neighbors evacuated as crews respond to 'significant' gas leak in NE Portland

Crews are wrapping up at the scene of what crews called a "significant" gas leak in Northeast Portland early Wednesday morning. Portland Fire & Rescue said 50-75 people had to be evacuated due to the leak. Fire officials say TriMet buses were in the area to help those who had to be evacuated. Power was out for thousands of Pacific Power customers in the area near the gas leak as a precaution. It is begining to be restored. This is a developing s…

2 months ago|Portland, United States
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Gas Leak in NE Portland Causes Evacuations

Portland, Ore – Portland Fire and Rescue evacuated apartments because of a “Significant’ gas leak in northeast Portland. Significant gas leak MLK/NE Prescott. Fire crews evacuating residents within a two block radius. Residents who self – evacuate, @trimet buses enroute to MLK/NE Going to provide shelter.— Portland Fire&Rescue (@PDXFire) August 4, 2021

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