A problem with high pressure gas lines caused 60-80 building fires and explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover yesterday afternoon, shortly before 5. The video is very dramatic!
An 18-year-old man was killed when a chimney toppled onto the car he was sitting in. A number of people were hurt, including some firefighters. Officials continue to investigate.
Residents in three communities north of Boston are being told to evacuate their homes after multiple explosions and fires in the area. Emergency crews have responded to dozens of different addresses and flames could be seen burning at a number of homes. Video footage courtesy of CBS Boston.