Explosion at Va Guard base sends 14 t...

Explosion at Va Guard base sends 14 to hospitals - wtvr

There are 2 comments on the WTVR story from Nov 19, 2009, titled Explosion at Va Guard base sends 14 to hospitals - wtvr. In it, WTVR reports that:

A pyrotechnic device used in training exercises exploded at Fort Pickett, sending 14 Virginia National Guard soldiers to hospitals, most as a precautionary measure.

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Richmond, VA

#1 Nov 19, 2009
Better keep medical records. The ringing never goes away. You'll need the records for disability claims later. Why was such a device not properly taken care of?

Crewe, VA

#2 Nov 25, 2009
More than likely it was a dud and it went off accidently, had it been a fully loaded device this accident would have been tragic.

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