Gas leak secured, roads reopened in downtown Seattle

UPDATE: The gas leak is secured, and all roadways have reopened. 

SEATTLE -- Firefighters are working a natural gas leak at a construction site at First Avenue and Cherry Street in downtown Seattle.

The natural gas leak was reported at a construction site.

The area has been evacuated as a precaution. Evacuations are in place from Yesler to Columbia on First Avenue and Second Avenue.

Firefighters urge people to avoid the area and take alternate routes.