WCVB: Gov. Baker declares state of emergency following gas fires, puts Eversource in charge of recovery

PROVIDENCE – Following the gas explosions in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover, Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker has declared a state of emergency and replaced the oversight of the recovery effort from Columbia Gas, the utility responsible for the lines involved in the explosions and fires, to Eversource Energy, WCVB reported Friday. Officials blamed Columbia Gas…

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