Boston

Third anniversary of Merrimack Valley gas explosions – Boston News, Weather, Sports – Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts 2021-09-13 05:47:28 –

Lawrence, Massachusetts. (WHDH)-Monday is three years after the Merrimack Valley gas explosion caused havoc in the region.

A series of explosions on September 13, 2018 damaged more than 130 properties, injured 20 people and killed one.

The cause of the explosion was determined to be overpressure of the pipeline in the area.

Colombia Gas had to pay a $ 53 million fine for its role in the tragedy.

18-year-old Leonel London was killed in an explosion.

Family representatives will present an award to the Lawrence Fire Department in his name on Monday, as well as donations to fire and prevention efforts.

(Copyright (c) 2021 Sunbeam Television. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Join our newsletter to get the latest news in your inbox

Third anniversary of Merrimack Valley gas explosions – Boston News, Weather, Sports Source link Third anniversary of Merrimack Valley gas explosions – Boston News, Weather, Sports

Back to top button