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Photos from the scene of the Merrimack Valley fires, explosions

Firefighters battled a fire in a house in Lawrence.
Firefighters battled a fire in a house in Lawrence.(CJ GUNTHER/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

Firefighters were called to dozens of addresses in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover for reports of suspected gas fires and explosions, State Police said Thursday.

The following are images from the scene.

Debris remained from a house that exploded on Chickering Rd in Lawrence.
Debris remained from a house that exploded on Chickering Rd in Lawrence. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
The father of Leonel Rondon is embraced outside of the family's home in Lawrence. London was killed yesterday when a chimney from a house explosion landed on his car.
The father of Leonel Rondon is embraced outside of the family's home in Lawrence. London was killed yesterday when a chimney from a house explosion landed on his car. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Andover residents were sheltered at the senior center in Andover.
Andover residents were sheltered at the senior center in Andover.(Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)
 A man is illuminated only by the light of fire trucks as he walked down the street in Lawrence.
A man is illuminated only by the light of fire trucks as he walked down the street in Lawrence. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Crews worked to knock down a fire on Jefferson Street in Lawrence.
Crews worked to knock down a fire on Jefferson Street in Lawrence.(Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Firefighters inspected a home after a gas explosions in North Andover.
Firefighters inspected a home after a gas explosions in North Andover.(Adam Glanzman/Getty Image)
People covered their faces to protect themselves from heavy smoke from a fire on Bowdoin Street in Lawrence.
People covered their faces to protect themselves from heavy smoke from a fire on Bowdoin Street in Lawrence. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Crews worked to knock down a fire on Jefferson Street in Lawrence.
Crews worked to knock down a fire on Jefferson Street in Lawrence.(Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Taisha Torres (right) sat outside of her apartment with her two year old daughter, Carla Acevedo, as series of gas explosions took place in Lawrence.
Taisha Torres (right) sat outside of her apartment with her two year old daughter, Carla Acevedo, as series of gas explosions took place in Lawrence. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
A boy used a mask to protect himself from heavy smoke from a fire on Bowdoin Street in Lawrence.
A boy used a mask to protect himself from heavy smoke from a fire on Bowdoin Street in Lawrence. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)
Firefighters battled a house fire on Herrick Road in North Andover.
Firefighters battled a house fire on Herrick Road in North Andover.(Mary Schwalm/Associated Press)
A home burning in Lawrence.
A home burning in Lawrence.(Screenshot courtesy of WBZ)
(Screenshot courtesy of WBZ)
Workers staged at Columbia Gas of Massachusetts in Lawrence.
Workers staged at Columbia Gas of Massachusetts in Lawrence. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)