Firefighters dispatched to gas explosion at NW Portland

Image courtesy of KPTV

Local news KPTV is reporting that Portland firefighters have responded to a gas explosion in Northwest Portland today, which happened around 9:40am. Portland Fire & Rescue said the three-alarm gas incident took place at Northwest 23rd Avenue and Glisan Street.

Image courtesy of PBS
Image courtesy of PBS

The video below is showing live coverage, and this is currently a developing story. Emergency crews are asking people to avoid the area.




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