North Portland gas incident capped, scene clear

The gas line was secured

Portland Fire & Rescue (KOIN file)
Portland Fire & Rescue (KOIN file)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A natural gas incident in North Portland prompted the evacuation of some buildings as a precaution but no one was injured and the scene was cleared relatively quickly.

Multiple responders went to the area around North Lombard and evacuated 2 buildings. Northwest Natural arrived and shut off the gas. Authorities checked and re-checked before clearing the area.


The scene was clear by 12:30 p.m.