LAWRENCE (CBS) – Several fires are burning in the Lawrence area after a reported issue with a high pressure gas main.
Massachusetts State Police, the Fire Marshal’s office and MEMA are responding to multiple suspected gas explosions and fires in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover. No injuries have been reported.
MEMA says the fires may have been caused by a possible gas line over-pressurization.
Breaking MAJOR GAS EXPLOSION
Lawrence Ma and surrounding towns reporting a major gas leak. At least 15 building fires active right now.
Many injured. Some houses have been blown to pieces.
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