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MA gas explosions reminiscent of 1992 Chicago incident

LAWRENCE MA.- SEPTEMBER 15 Raymond Nadira who said he is the owner of Pronto Pizza stands inside the restaurant's cooler amid loafs of dough that must be thrown away MA gas explosions reminiscent of 1992 Chicago incident
Steven Clarke | 16 September, 2018, 18:31

A series of gas explosions Thursday killed a teenager, injured about 25 others, damaged dozens of homes and forced the evacuation of thousands in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover.

He said investigators will be working to develop a timeline going back at least three weeks, including reviewing any reports of gas odors reported by residents in the affected communities of Lawrence, North Andover and Andover.

"We have a whole system integrity system in place to monitor and measure the pressures in our lines and we do that 24/7". They say their system is up to date, modern and created to ensure that when gas flows into a customer's home, it's flowing at the appropriate pressure. Those who live in the building on Diamond Street had just returned to their home hours ago after Thursday's gas line disaster.

"Certainly we will interview that pipeline controller", he said.

Residents should not attempt to turn on the gas themselves.

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Michael Mansfield, the Andover fire chief, said: "I have never seen anything like this".

The next two phases of recovery, Baker said, will be assessing damage to the low-pressure gas system and having technicians inspect each piece of equipment that distributes gas. The governor and Columbia Gas of MA president Steve Bryant have quibbled over the utility's level of preparedness.

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera was also present. It crashed into a nearby vehicle, fatally wounding a teenager who was inside. Leonel Rondon, 18, and two of his friends were in the vehicle when the debris struck, his family told CNN affiliate WHDH.

As pressure mounted for gas company officials to provide answers about what happened, Sens.

A Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation natural gas pipeline burst in West Virginia in 2012 and NTSB investigators determined that external corrosion, which could have been discovered by the pipeline operator, was at fault. The company also provides electric distribution, generation and transmission services to nearly 500,000 customers in northern in as well.

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