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The hunt continues for the source of a downtown Lynn gas leak

Lynn Fire Chief Stephen Archer, receiving an update of the testing going on update at the Speedway gas station on Liberty Street. There were complaints of a strong odor of gasoline in the surrounding area beginning Sunday. (Jim Wilson)
LYNN — More than 100 gallons of gasoline have seeped into downtown Lynn’s stormwater system, and it’s not clear where it came from. Firefighters evacuated two buildings on Munroe Street and Central Avenue due to the strong odor late Sunday night, according to Lynn Fire Capt. Joseph Zukas. The move came after several reports of…

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