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USA: Firefighters combat blaze as explosions jolt towns north of Boston 01:29

USA: Firefighters combat blaze as explosions jolt towns north of Boston

United States, Lawrence
September 14, 2018 at 03:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Emergency operations are still ongoing as firefighters combat flames in Lawrence, north of Boston, after a series of explosions rocked the Massachusetts city.

Hundreds were evacuated as firefighters tried to control fires which had reportedly started due to a rupture in natural gas pipelines, leading to as many as 70 explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.

At least six people are being treated for injuries in local Lawrence hospital with two in critical conditions.

Mandatory credit: Kevin Sullivan

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Emergency operations are still ongoing as firefighters combat flames in Lawrence, north of Boston, after a series of explosions rocked the Massachusetts city.

Hundreds were evacuated as firefighters tried to control fires which had reportedly started due to a rupture in natural gas pipelines, leading to as many as 70 explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover.

At least six people are being treated for injuries in local Lawrence hospital with two in critical conditions.

Mandatory credit: Kevin Sullivan

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