Gas line hit in SW Portland, homes evacuated

Multnomah County

Gas venting safely

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A natural gas line was hit by a construction worker in Southwest Portland, forcing the evacuation of 8 homes in the area.

The gas is venting safely into the atmosphere at SW 33rd and Capitol Boulevard, Portland Fire and Rescue tweeted.

KOIN 6 News will have more information later.

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