Gas leak forces 150 Chelsea residents to evacuate Broadway area homes

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CHELSEA, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A gas leak forced dozens of people in Chelsea out into the bitter cold on Monday.

National Grid responded to 280 Broadway after receiving several reports of a strong odor.

More than 150 people had to be evacuated from their apartments near 280 Broadway.

MBTA buses were called to the scene so residents could stay warm.

The leak was fixed and residents were allowed back into their homes.