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Live-fire exercises planned at Fort Indiantown Gap

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FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. (WHTM) -

People living near Fort Indiantown Gap may noticed increased noise during the next two weekends.

Live-fire exercises using 60-millimeter and 81-millimeter mortars and demolition training using military-grade explosives are planned for Friday through Sunday and again on March 14-15, according to Tech. Sgt. Ted Nichols, a Pennsylvania National Guard spokesman.

The exercises are scheduled between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. each day.

Fort Indiantown Gap is the only live-fire, maneuver military training facility in Pennsylvania.

Live-fire exercises are announced in advance as a courtesy to nearby residents.

 

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