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Police: Downed Utility Pole Sparks Underground Gas Line Fire

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    Underground Gas Line Catches Fire in Wenham

    Homes in Wenham, Massachusetts, were evacuated after an underground gas line caught fire.

    (Published Friday, March 2, 2018)

    Crews in Massachusetts are fighting a blaze after an underground gas line caught fire when powerful nor'easter winds knocked down a utility pole.

    Multiple homes on Cherry Street in Wehnam were evacuated as a precaution after the fire sent a 30-foot fireball into the air.

    National Grid crews are on scene to shut off the gas supply, and electric crews are working on the utility pole and live wires on the ground.

    No homes or structures have been damaged at this time, according to police.

    Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce: Health Officials

    [NATL] Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce: Health Officials

    Health officials in the U.S. and Canada are urging people to stay away from all romaine lettuce and products after 32 people in 11 states were sickened by an E. coli outbreak.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018)

    Mutual aid from fire departments in Manchester, Hamilton and Topsfield are on the scene as well.

    No injuries have been reported at this time.

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