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UPDATE: NOAA release mystery image on radar from Camp Minden explosion

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UPDATE: (KTBS) - The N.O.A.A. radar stationed at the Shreveport regional airport caught what appears to be the plume of debris from the Camp Minden explosion.

Many area residents also report they saw a fireball racing through the night sky around 11:00 pm Monday night.

KYTX CBS 19 will have more updates on this story through out the day.

 


 

WEBSTER PARISH, La. (KTBS) - Webster Parish authorities confirmed that Monday night's loud boom was a bunker at a Camp Minden business called Explo that exploded.

Chief Deputy Bobby Igo says the bunker did exactly what it was designed to do in such an event.

KTBS 3 News has learned that the explosion was self-contained. Nobody was injured.
Bossier firefighters are on scene putting out a few "hot spots."

A press conference with full details was scheduled for 9 a.m.  but was later postponed until 11 a.m.

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