BOSTON (CBS) — Crews were on the scene of a gas line leak near 1867 Commonwealth Avenue.
It happened shortly after noon as a backhoe was removing a large tree stump in the front yard of the home.
Boston Fire says the backhoe ruptured the gas line.
No injuries were reported.
Area homes and apartments were evacuated as a precaution. Some MBTA Trolleys were delayed.
National Grid was at the scene.
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