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Screen capture, courtesy of Springfield Police Dept.

Employee In Springfield Gas Explosion Did The Right Thing

A natural gas explosion that injured more than 20 people and damaged 42 buildings in Springfield’s entertainment district was blamed on a utility worker who accidentally punctured a high-pressure pipeline while looking for a leak. The president of the gas company involved says the employee followed proper procedure and protocol.

11/26/2012

File photo of a recent gas explosion. (credit: HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images)

Gas Explosion Levels Mass. Building; Several Hurt

Authorities say a natural gas explosion has leveled at least one multistory building in the largest city in western Massachusetts and a number of people have suffered significant injuries.

11/23/2012