Massachusetts explosions: 1 killed, 10 hurt in fires blamed on gas issue

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A police chief in Lawrence, Massachusetts says there are so many fires "you can't even see the sky."

One person was killed and at least 10 people are hurt after a series of fires north of Boston that authorities blame on a natural gas issue.

Authorities say an 18-year-old man has died after a house exploded amid gas explosions north of Boston, sending a chimney crashing into his car.

Officials have identified the victim as Leonel Rondon, of Lawrence. They say he was rushed to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, where he died around 8:30 p.m. EDT of his injuries.

Gov. Charlie Baker says 10 other people were injured Thursday in a series of fires and explosions that authorities blame on over-pressurized natural gas lines.
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