Eastern Massachusetts ARES and RACES closely monitored the situation in Danvers, Massachusetts yesterday in the aftermath of a chemical explosion. Miraculously, no one was killed but the explosion severely damaged scores of home and businesses. Ten people were admitted to area hospitals with injuries. (WCVB, Boston Globe).
No requests for assistance from public service agencies were received, but an informal net continued all day long on the North Shore Radio Association 145.47 Danvers Repeater. ARRL Headquarters web site also carried a story describing the situation.[See also: Eastern Mass ARES/RACES Groups Monitoring Danvers Major Chemical Explosion, North Shore ARES Stands Down from Danvers Incident at 1800]