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Firefighters respond to gas leak at Sheridan nursing home

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SHERIDAN, OR (KPTV) -

Firefighters on Wednesday are responding to a gas leak at a nursing home in Sheridan. 

The leak was reported at 411 SE Sheridan Rd., according to the Sheridan Fire District. The facility has 35 medical patients and five staff members.  

Fourteen residents at the affected area have been evacuated. Firefighters are sending them to a local high school and church. 

The gas has been shut off so there is no heat in the nursing home.  Northwest Natural Gas is on scene to assess the situation.  

No other businesses or homes are affected. 

This is a developing story. Stay with Fox 12 Oregon and KPTV.com for further developments.

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