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.
The video below is showing live coverage, and this is currently a developing story. Emergency crews are asking people to avoid the area.
3rd Alarm Gas Incident taking place at NW 23rd and Glisan. Avoid area. PIO enroute, media staging info tba. @PBOTinfo
— Portland Fire&Rescue (@PDXFire) October 19, 2016