Three miles north of Boston a complex of chemical storage tanks filled with mineral spirits blew up.
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Background: Three miles north of Boston a complex of chemical storage tanks filled with mineral spirits blew up.The blazing chemicals sent sheets of fire high into the sky and was seen 20-miles away.Hundreds of fire companies in the surrounding area poured into Somerville to fight the fire, but all they could do was control the spreading danger from encompassing nearby factories.Ten tanks went up in the spectacular explosion.There were no injuries.