PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Three firefighters and two others were injured in a large gas explosion on Wednesday morning in Northwest Portland.
The incident happened the Dosha Salon Spa building. Portland Fire and Rescue confirmed the five injuries and said no one died.
Plumes of smoke could be seen from many places in the city. Firefighters were inside the building at the time of the explosion. Witnesses said they heard a loud explosion and buildings in the area shook.
Gas company NW Natural reports a 3rd party caused damage to the gas line. The cause of the ignition is unknown and the gas is now off.