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Buildings Evacuated, Traffic Delayed After Gas Leak In Fenway Area

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston's busy Fenway neighborhood has been shut down after a construction crew struck a gas line.

Brookline Ave. was shut down from Longwood Ave. to The Riverway due to the leak.

Longwood Ave. shut down in Boston due to a gas leak. (Image Credit: Boston Fire Department)

Emmanuel College, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and several other buildings evacuated as a precaution.

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A construction crew struck a gas line in Boston's Fenway neighborhood. (WBZ-TV)

Firefighters shut down the gas line and were monitoring levels. No injuries have been reported.

Traffic delays resulted from the road closures.


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