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Natural gas leak blocks traffic near OMSI

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A natural gas leak is blocking traffic near OMSI.

Firefighters were called to the scene at around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police shut down the roads at Southeast 4th and Caruthers, along with Water Avenue.

No evacuations have been ordered.

Firefighters said an excavation crew hit a four-inch natural gas line. Workers from Northwest Natural Gas are at the scene.

There is no timeline for reopening traffic in the area.

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