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Lawrence fire chief urges gas firm to pay for more firefighters

Jan 01, 2019 - The Boston Globe

Lawrence

Chief urges gas firm to pay for more firefighters

Fire Chief Brian Moriarty wants the utility responsible for September's gas pipeline explosions to pay for the city to hire additional firefighters. Moriarty told The Eagle Tribune that he expects increased calls about gas odors, leaks, and carbon monoxide problems to continue in 2019. He said Lawrence firefighters have responded to more than 2,400 emergency calls since the September explosions. Moriarty said he thinks Columb...