Roads were shut down near Southeast 33rd and Powell Boulevard in Portland on Friday after a machine hit a gas line.
Firefighters responded to a natural gas leak at around 2:30 p.m.
Portland Fire & Rescue reported that a boring machine had struck a gas line. Crews checked adjacent structures for the presence of gas as a precaution.
Powell Boulevard was shut down in both directors for several blocks on both sides of 33rd Avenue. People were advised to expect congestion in the area and avoid responding apparatus.
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