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Gas explosions drive thousands out of homes in Boston suburbs

Gas explosions drive thousands out of homes in Boston suburbs. Ted Siefer. 4 Min Read. ANDOVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Some 8,000 people were driven from their homes in the Boston suburbs by a series of gas explosions, and it was unclear on Friday when ...

- Reuters

Voice of America

Gas Explosion Ignites Dozens of Homes North of Boston

Dozens of explosions apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture rocked three communities near Boston Thursday, injuring at least 10 people and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, local officials said. One person has died. Live TV images ...

- Voice of America

Fox News

Boston-area gas explosions kill at least 1, injure 20, trigger evacuations ...

At least one person was killed and more than 20 were injured in Massachusetts Thursday after a series of gas explosions tore through several communities outside Boston, officials said. Leonel Rondon, 18, was inside his car when a chimney from a house ...

- Fox News


One dead, a dozen injured in gas blasts in Boston suburbs

... explosions “unprecedented, at least in recent memory.” The National Transportation Safety Board have a team of investigators headed to the area, officials said. The Federal Bureau of Investigation also was sending investigators, the Boston Globe ...

- Reuters


20 bags of marijuana sent to Boston radio station

It's not clear who decided to finally open it or why, but station officials called police right after opening it. Boston police posted about the drugs Wednesday afternoon and said they recovered 20 bags of the substance believed to be marijuana. The ...

- MyDaytonDailyNews

30 pounds of marijuana was sent to a Boston radio station, and one of its ...

Marijuana might be legal for adults in Massachusetts, but not this much. Boston police recovered a “large package” with 20 unopened bags of what they believe to be weed Tuesday evening from 55 Morrissey Boulevard, the home of popular local hip hop ...


18-year-old killed as gas explosions and fires destroy homes in Lawrence ...

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A series of gas explosions an official described as “Armageddon” killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire ...


The Boston Globe

One man dies as fires, explosions rock Lawrence area

LAWRENCE — At least 39 gas explosions and fires rocked Lawrence, North Andover, and Andover in a staccato burst of flame and fear late Thursday afternoon, killing one person and damaging dozens of buildings and prompting mass evacuations from ...

- The Boston Globe

Los Angeles Times

Boston-area neighborhoods evacuated as gas blasts destroy homes

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 ...

- Los Angeles Times


Suspected gas explosions rock towns near Boston, forcing evacuations

BOSTON (Reuters) - Dozens of explosions and fires rocked a wide area across several communities north of Boston on Thursday, prompting evacuations of numerous neighborhoods where gas odors were present, Massachusetts state police reported.

- Reuters