Haz mat incident reported on N. Columbia


Crews with Portland Fire & Rescue responding to a hazardous materials incident on July 29, 2021. (Credit: Portland Fire & Rescue)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A hazardous materials incident on North Columbia Boulevard in Portland on Thursday morning resulted in traffic being temporarily shut down within a half-mile radius, according to officials.

Portland Fire & Rescue said it happened on the 2300 block of North Columbia.

Traffic was shut down within a half-mile radius as crews respond to the scene; however, North Columbia has since re-opened.

No other details were immediately available.

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