Panicked Suburban Boston Neighborhoods Evacuate as Gas Blasts Destroy Homes

A series of gas explosions caused fires at more than 20 homes across three communities north of Boston, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate.

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LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A series of gas explosions caused fires at more than 20 homes across three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scramble to douse the flames and shut off gas and electric lines in an attempt to prevent further damage. Massachusetts State Police say troopers have been dispatched to Lawrence, Andover and North Andover to secure scenes and help traffic that has snarled roads as… Read at AP News

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