Gas leak closes Agate Street in Eugene between E. 20th and 21st

A gas leak has caused road blockage in Eugene, June 21, 2018. (SBG)

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene police are asking people to avoid Agate Street between E. 20th and 21st streets as crews deal with a gas leak.

Eugene police say the break happened around 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

They're evacuating some buildings in the area as Northwest Natural Gas and firefighters work on the leak.

The cause of the break is unknown right now.

The road was back open by late morning.

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