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Gas leak briefly closes Highway 30 in St. Helens

KATU Portland logo KATU Portland 6/23/2021 KATU Staff
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ST. HELENS, Ore. – A gas leak prompted first responders to briefly close Highway 30 on Wednesday in St. Helens.

Columbia River Fire reported the closure at about 11:45 a.m. near the Millard Street intersection.

The highway was back open by about 12:15 p.m.

Initial reports say someone hit a gas main at the intersection. NW Natural is on-scene assessing the situation and working to cap the pipes.

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