Pembroke: Gas Leak On Route 14 (Mattakeesett St.)

Lane restrictions remain in place following a gas leak in Pembroke.

Deputy Fire Chief Kenneth McCormack tells WATD News the incident took place around 8 a.m. on Mattakeesett St.

“Construction crews doing the road work project had struck a gas main. We responded with our engine. The shift commander on scene decided to close the road and evacuate Causeway Contracting and a resident house on the corner of Adams and Mattakeesett St.,” said McCormack.

The closures were in effect at Wompatuck and Mattakeeset St.

While traffic is moving through the area again, McCormack says road restrictions remain in place.

“The road is open with one lane passing … they have numerous crews working. It was a large gas main,: said McCormack.

No injuries were reported.


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Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.