Waves crash over the wall in Scituate. (CBS)

Several Communities Urging Residents To Evacuate

Voluntary evacuation recommendations have been issued in Scituate, Lynn, New Bedford and Plum Island.


People in Boston look at buildings in downtown Boston after earthquake shook the city.

Boston-Area Buildings Evacuated After Earthquake

People in the Boston area describe the earthquake as scary, unsettling and surreal.



Curious Who Pays For American Evacuations

When the Federal Government has to evacuate Americans from areas of natural disasters like we are seeing in Japan, or earlier in Egypt, who pays the bill? – Lynne


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Orange Line Train Evacuated In Tunnel Near North Station

Passengers on a crowded Orange Line train were forced to evacuate into a tunnel near North Station Thursday morning after a small fire broke out.