People report hearing loud boom sounds on Tucson's south side
Web Producer: Marissa Pasquet
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - KGUN9 News has received numerous inquires about explosions / boom sounds, which people have reported hearing in the area surrounding Davis-Monthan Air Force Base/ Tucson’s south side on Friday night.
This explanation below is provided by DMAFB from their Facebook page:
"Davis-Monthan is working in conjunction with outside authorities to ensure the proper disposal of hazardous materials. This is a pre-planned series of 7-10 controlled detonations that will take place @ 10 p.m. and D-M was requested to assist. Those located near the base may hear a typical noises. Personnel and families should be aware that this will not affect normal operations or their safety. All measures will be taken to ensure safety of the base and surrounding community."