BOSTON (WHDH) - A ruptured gas line near Fenway Park prompted the evacuations of several nearby buildings Thursday.

The line on Brookline Avenue near Pilgrim Road ruptured due to a construction project in the area, Boston police said.

A portion of the street is closed as crews work on fixing the line.

Boston Fire Department officials said they were monitoring air quality inside several nearby buildings.

National Grid responded to the scene to shut down the gas main.

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