2 houses evacuated after gas leak in Waltham

WALTHAM, MA (WHDH) - Two homes were evacuated after a gas leak in Waltham Thursday evening.

National Grid and firefighters responded to 33 Francis St. after someone called 911, reporting they smelled gas. Firefighters said the leak was caused by a service line break.

No hazardous materials crews were on scene. Waltham’s fire chief said he hoped the residents could return to their homes by the end of the night.

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