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PHOTOS: Medflight Required for Three Tewksbury Residents After Explosion

Police said late Tuesday night that it is too early to determine how serious the burns are to the three Tewksbury residents.

A victim is loaded into a medical helicopter in the Wal-Mart parking lot. (Matt Schooley Photo)
A victim is loaded into a medical helicopter in the Wal-Mart parking lot. (Matt Schooley Photo)
Firefighters from Tewksbury, Billerica, Wilmington, and several other towns were on hand late Tuesday night into Wednesday following a house explosion on Astle Street.

Police have not yet determined if the explosion and subsequent fire were suspicious, but they would like to speak with two people who were seen possibly leave the area prior to emergency responders' arrival.

Three victims were transported to the Wal-Mart parking lot by ambulance following the explosion. That is where helicopters were waiting to transport the Tewksbury residents to Boston hospitals.
Sunny Day March 26, 2014 at 10:01 AM
What a surprise. That's three more drug dealers off the street! Go Tewksbury! Clean up!
Joe Bill March 26, 2014 at 03:52 PM
When the helicopters showed up at Walmart half of the employees and customers ran into the woods thinking it was an immigration raid
Mary March 26, 2014 at 04:27 PM
I am a Walmart employee for the past 10 years. My part time job. I do have to say that is funny, but everyone there does have there papers. LOL!!
proudamerican March 26, 2014 at 09:39 PM
BTW, I would prefer a hard working/honest anyone as my neighbor over these fools.

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