PF&R and NW Natural Gas working to control leak at 1451 SW Market

Portland Fire and Rescue
Portland Fire and Rescue



May 12, 2014 13:15

  

Update**
Leak has been controlled. The nearby businesses and residences have been monitored for presence of gas and returned to normal operation. PF&R crews have cleared the scene.




Original message**

At 12:12pm PF&R crews were dispatched to 1451 SW Market for a possible gas leak. Crews arrived and found a gas line in the road leaking. The line is in a 10' deep trench and crews are putting together a plan to get the gas controlled. Homes closest to the leak have been evacuated. Updates to come.

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Public Information Officer:
Rich Chatman
Rich.Chatman@portlandoregon.gov
Phone: 503-823-3902
Pager: 503-940-6003

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Portland, OR 97204