As many as 20 gas explosions reported in Lawrence, Andover, North Andover

Apr 2015
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I live in North Andover and have never been more terrified in my life. We were told to evacuate.
I spent the night in my garage (which was converted to an outside bar years ago. It has a TV and a fridge).

Explosions, fires, sirens and helicopters everywhere. Gridlock traffic with nowhere to go.

It felt like Armageddon

Exhausted . But safe

This is my front yard right now:




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Oct 2014
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Something is seriously off with this story...

Over pressure at the pump station was the explanation I was told...

The thing is, there are so many safeties, regulators and check valves designed specifically to minimize the chances...

This going on at 20+ addresses.

I'm sorry for those nearby, but something stinks about what was told.
 
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Mar 2018
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Florida
#9
Something is seriously off with this story...

Over pressure at the pump station was the explanation I was told...

The thing is, there are so many safeties, regulators and check valves designed specifically to minimize the chances...

This going on at 20+ addresses.

I'm sorry for those nearby, but something stinks about what was told.
I feel the same way. Wonder if we will ever know the truth.
 
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Former Staff
Jun 2007
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#10
I live in North Andover and have never been more terrified in my life. We were told to evacuate.
I spent the night in my garage (which was converted to an outside bar years ago. It has a TV and a fridge).

Explosions, fires, sirens and helicopters everywhere. Gridlock traffic with nowhere to go.

It felt like Armageddon

Exhausted . But safe

This is my front yard right now:




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Glad you're okay. :hug: