The gas leak has been shut down. No more leaking natural gas.
The strong odor of natural gas has forced the evacuation of the neighborhood around 45th and Union at the north end of Lincoln City. The area is being evacuated and Fire-Rescue and Lincoln City Police are on scene.
Fire Captain Jim Kusz says it’s a three inch gas line belonging to Northwest Natural Gas. Gas leak caused by construction in the area. Firefighters praised Northwest Natural Gas for their swift response.