Pringle Road SE is now open following a natural gas leak that occurred around 8 a.m. Thursday near Leslie Middle School, according to a fire radio.

The leak, which was reported on Suntree Drive SE, prompted road closures in the area according to police radio transmissions. The leak was deemed to be under control and the valve was shut off around 8:45 a.m.

The Salem Fire Department as well as the Salem Police Department, Salem Public Works and Northwest Natural Gas responded to the scene.

According to Statesman Journal updated on September 10th