Explosions Near Boston Damage So Many Homes ‘You Can’t Even See the Sky’

Emergency crews are responding to what they believe is a series of gas explosions that have damaged homes across three communities north of Boston.

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Emergency crews are responding to what they believe is a series of gas explosions that have damaged homes across three communities north of Boston. Methuen Police Chief Joseph Solomon says there are 20 to 25 homes on fire in Lawrence. Solomon, who's in Lawrence, says there are so many fires "you can't even see the sky." The Eagle-Tribune newspaper in North Andover reports at least one home has been demolished and… Read at AP News

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