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.