Explosives Disposal at Weapons Range Heard and Felt in Salina

Several Salinans reported loud booms to The Salina Scoop on Tuesday.

Saline County Emergency Management said the booms came from the Smoky Hill Weapons Range located about 10 miles west of Salina, near Brookville. The range conducted explosive ordinance disposal on Tuesday, which created booming noises throughout parts of Salina and was powerful enough to shake up some homes.

Numerous Salinan reported the noise to The Salina Scoop as well as on social media.

The weapons range says the disposal was completed by late Tuesday afternoon.

Updated: April 25, 2017 — 11:23 pm

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  1. We felt and heard it all the way to New Cambria.

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