PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A major gas leak, which closed parts of downtown Portland Tuesday afternoon, was quickly fixed by Portland Fire & Rescue.
Portland Fire said via Twitter the gas leak was near the intersection of Southwest 11th Avenue and Morrison Street — prompting its closure. The area of Southwest 12th Avenue and Yamhill Street was also closed for a short while.
Portland Bureau of Transportation said the streets were expected to reopen at 4 p.m.
The incident disrupted MAX Blue and Red lines as well as traffic.
NW Natural was also on the scene.