14 Newberg homes temporarily evacuated due to gas leak


Crews stopped the gas line leak in less than an hour

Firefighters evacuated 14 homes in Newberg on Friday, June 28, 2019. (TVFR)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Fourteen homes were temporarily evacuated near West 3rd Street and South Lincoln Street in Newberg as a precautionary measure after a gas line ruptured Friday morning.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue said NW Natural stopped the gas leak in less than an hour.

While crews are still working to repair the line, those who were evacuated can return home.

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