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Numerous Gas explosions today in eastern Massachusetts


This apparently has been happening about 40 minutes up the highway north of were I live. It’s not clear why such a thing may occur

Man killed, 12 injured after 70 gas explosions, fires rock Lawrence, Andover, North Andover


LAWRENCE, MASS. (WHDH) - At least one person has died and 13 others were injured when as many as 70 gas-related explosions and fires rocked multiple homes and buildings in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover Thursday night, prompting officials to order widespread evacuations and establish emergency shelters.

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In the wake of the explosions, which were first reported around 5 p.m., all Columbia Gas customers in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover have been urged to evacuate immediately and National Grid has turned off power in all three communities.


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