Marshfield: Gas leak shuts down road for 2 hours

A gas leak shut down a portion of a Marshfield road for about two-hours Thursday.

According to the Marshfield Fire Department, a paving crew was working on a driveway at a home on Careswell Street and struck a residential gas line.

Marshfield Fire, Columbia Gas, and NSTAR worked to control the leak but the Careswell Street homeowner and their dog were evacuated.

After an investigation it was determined that the paving contractor struck an “unmapped” gas line.

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About Trisha McNeilly

With a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Boston under her belt, Trisha McNeilly joins us full-time as a general assignment and breaking news reporter having previously interned for WBZ-1030 AM in Boston. A South Shore resident her whole life, McNeilly grew up in Pembroke and is 22-years old.