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Boston Water and Sewer was digging nearby. (credit: Rich Lombardi)

Boston Water and Sewer was digging nearby. (credit: Rich Lombardi)

BOSTON (CBS) – No one was home, and no one was injured when a construction crew accidentally broke a gas main in Hyde Park on Wednesday, leading to an explosion that leveled a home.

Read: Hyde Park Home Explosion

NStar says the contractor for the Boston Water and Sewer Commission was installing a water main at the intersection of Reynold and Danny Roads when they hit the gas line.

Gas was released into an adjacent home, which was completely flattened by the blast.

  WBZ’s Ed Walsh speaks with Engineer Carl Traina, President of Albert J. Tonry Bonding and Insurance.

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