On Thursday, September 13, 2018, a series of gas explosions occurred through numerous homes in several Boston neighborhoods. Massachusetts State Police responded to 70 reports of explosions, fires or gas odors in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. In addition to extensive property damage, numerous individuals experienced personal injuries and were treated at area hospitals.
Fire investigators suspected over pressurization of a gas main as the cause of the accident. The over pressurized mains belong to Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, a unit of the utility NiSource Inc. based in Indiana.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the FBI are looking into the incident.
If you have suffered property damage or personal injury as a result of the explosions, please contact us at 215-867-2399 or complete the form below for a free, no obligation consultation.