Saugus Gas Leak Forces Evacuations Of Dialysis Center, Shopping Plaza

SAUGUS (CBS) –  A dialysis center and a shopping plaza were evacuated due to a gas leak on Pine Street.

Augustine’s Shopping Plaza was evacuated before 10 a.m. and multiple ambulances were called to the scene to evacuate a dialysis center, according to police.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Bernice Corpuz reports

A National Grid spokesperson said work was being done to install a water line in the area by a third-party contractor and a gas line was struck by mistake.

National Grid was called to the scene to shut down the gas line.

The evacuations were precautionary and  people were let back into surrounding buildings around 10:30 a.m., according to National Grid.

No injuries have been reported.

Stay with CBS Boston for updates as they become available.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Boston

Download Our App
Download Weather App

Listen Live