In Massachusetts, about 40 houses have suffered from explosions of household gas

© AP Photo / John MinchilloПожарные work at the site of a gas explosion in a residential building in the United States. Archival photoIn Massachusetts, about 40 houses have suffered from explosions of household gas© AP Photo / John Minchillo

About 40 homes in Massachusetts damaged as a result of explosions of household gas, said on Twitter the state police.

At the moment, was 39 of explosions and fires in private homes. «These numbers will grow», — stated in the message.

It is assumed that the reason was network problems gas company Columbia Gas.

All the inhabitants of the cities of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, which receive gas from Columbia Gas are encouraged to leave their homes. «The company reduces the pressure in the pipelines, but it will take some time,» warns the police.

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