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Emergency Preparedness Month

FRAMINGHAM — Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed September 2018 to be Emergency Preparedness Month to highlight the importance of emergency preparedness and to encourage planning for disasters and other types of emergencies. To help individuals and families prepare during Emergency Preparedness Month, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is promoting four key…
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GAS EXPLOSIONS – A State of Emergency has been declared

BOSTON — The Office of Governor Charlie Baker released the following statement regarding the State of Emergency declared: “Governor Baker declared a state of emergency this afternoon authorizing the Chairman of the Department of Public Utilities to authorize Eversource to take management control over the coordinated effort to safely restore utility…
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State Police Helicopter Crew, Using Infrared Camera, Located Gas Leak Under Lawrence Street

September 14, 2018–At approximately 11 last night, the the Troopers flying MSP Air 5, a helicopter from the Massachusetts State Police Air Wing, were working over Lawrence, providing overwatch support during the ongoing response after the gas explosions and fires.   Trooper Eric Fairchild, the mission’s Tactical Flight Officer, was…
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Dozens of Homes Explode in the Merrimack Valley – 1 Dead, 8000 Evacuated

Incident in Lawrence MA - via Columbia Gas of Mass. - Columbia Gas crews continue to respond to an incident that occurred Sept. 13 and affected Merrimack Valley residents. See this document for full list of streets affected in Lawrence, Andover, North Andover and Methuen. Our thoughts are with the community and…
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Old Ironside Sept 11 terrorist attacks commemorative canon fire

BOSTON (Aug. 24, 2018) USS Constitution is tugged out to Fort Independence on Castle Island during "Old Ironsides" Chief Petty Officer Heritage Week underway.  ( Navy photo by Seaman Donovan Keller/Released) The world's oldest warship "Old Ironside", the USS Constitution, will fire a one-gun salutes on Sept 11 to mark when the…
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