NEWBERG, OR (KPTV) - Firefighters evacuated several homes in Newberg Friday morning due to a ruptured gas line.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue said the homes that were evacuated are near West 3rd Street and South Lincoln Street.

Just before 9:30 a.m., TVF&R said the gas leak had been stopped and residents were able to return home.

Northwest Natural crews are working to repair the line.

Newberg police were also on scene to assist with the evacuations and traffic control.

The public was asked to avoid the area while crews were on scene.

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