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Natural gas leak leads to evacuations in north Portland

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A natural gas leak led to evacuations in north Portland on Wednesday.

Portland Fire & Rescue crews responded to the scene in the area of North Lombard Street and Baltimore Avenue around 11 a.m.

Firefighters said construction workers struck a gas line, causing the leak.

The line was secured, but firefighters said the area was evacuated while NW Natural workers responded to evaluate the situation.

FOX 12 will continue to update this story.

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