Gas line rupture secured in Bellevue after summoning ‘large fire response,’ evacuating buildings
Emergency crews sorted out reports of a gas line rupture near downtown Bellevue, which has now been secured.
Roads are blocked South of Main Street on 106th AVE SE.
We have a large fire response downtown Bellevue near 200 106th AVE SE for reports of a gas line rupture. PIO enroute. pic.twitter.com/iqVrtdqJY9
— Bellevue Fire Dept (@BvueFD) September 15, 2022
All buildings in the area are currently being evacuated and streets are closed from NE 2nd Street to NE 4th Street from Bellevue way NE to 108th Ave.
Update 12:22 p.m.
Bellevue Police are on the scene to control traffic in the area and assist in evacuations. Bellevue Fire Department advises those who have not evacuated buildings yet to shelter in place.
Officers are providing traffic control for the closed streets around 106th Ave NE and NE 2nd St. 106th is closed from NE 2nd St to NE 6th St. We are also assisting with evacuations of buildings in the area. https://t.co/8Q8vMzHxSE
— Bellevue, WA Police (@BvuePD) September 15, 2022
Update 12:42 p.m.
Bellevue Fire is reporting that the gas line has been secured.
This is a developing story