Several Central Massachusetts fire departments have dispatched trucks and manpower to the Merrimack Valley, where emergency workers remain on the scene of a series of gas explosions and fires.

The Worcester Fire Department is part of the Central Massachusetts task force that headed to the Lawrence area Friday morning.

Besides Worcester, units headed to the area are from Auburn, Leicester, Sutton, Oxford, Millbury, East Brookfield, Southbridge and Spencer.


Several firefighters from Central Mass. are in Lawrence to aid with response to the natural gas explosions @auburnmassfire

— Telegram & Gazette (@telegramdotcom) September 14, 2018//

Photos sent in by Mark Cady of the Fire District 7B Structural Task Force

— Oxford Fire-EMS MA (@OxfordFireEMS) September 14, 2018