Property Owner to Pay for Cleanup Costs Following Hazardous Chemical Explosion in Shrewsbury Backyard

Source:, June 29, 2022

A Shrewsbury resident has agreed to pay $120,000 to reimburse the state for the cost of responding to a 2016 explosion and fire caused when his contractor demolished a backyard shed at his residential property, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. The explosion and fire released hazardous chemicals and fumes, causing workers and a neighbor to develop respiratory problems.  Read more.

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