Gas Safety Inc. reported potentially hazardous gas leaks in West Newton on friday morning. National Grid responded and took continuous action until the hazardous conditions no longer existed. Steel plates covering excavations were at 1279 Washington Street and 991 Watertown Street on 4/24/2010 with National Grid works crews at the site.
Over 200 leak locations have been reported by the Gas Safety Inc. Newton gas leak / tree survey to National Grid Gas Company. Two older Cherry Trees here at 195 Waltham Street by Crafts Street.
Across the street at the large traffic island, the gas leakage continues damaging two large mature trees.