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Salem homes evacuated as crews search for gas leak

Salem homes evacuated as crews search for gas leak
12 homes were evacuated in Northeast Salem Monday morning. (Photo from Marion Co. Fire District)

SALEM, Ore. – Neighbors in Northeast Salem evacuated their homes while fire crews and workers with Northwest Natural Gas attempted to locate a gas leak Monday morning.

Firefighters said 12 homes were evacuated.

Crews are on the scene in the 3800 block of 48th Avenue NE near the intersection with Ricks Lane. Roads in the area are closed.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.