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Homes evacuated for natural gas leak in SW Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Homes in southwest Portland were evacuated due to a gas leak Monday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the scene at 1451 S.W. Market St. at 12:12 p.m.

Crews found a natural gas line in the road leaking. The line was in a 10-foot trench.

Nearby homes were evacuated.

By 1:15 p.m., firefighters said the leak had been controlled and people were allowed to return home.

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