sounded like something blew up!

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curious

Paducah, KY

#1 Feb 6, 2012
did anyone else hear that noise just now in metro? Sounded like something blew up and it shook the windows...just wondering what it was and pray whatever happened that no one is hurt?
metro police

Marion, IL

#2 Feb 6, 2012
i didnt hear nothing and nothing on scanner
Yesidid

Marion, IL

#3 Feb 6, 2012
yeah i heard it too. over near save a lot
curious

Paducah, KY

#4 Feb 6, 2012
well i woke my son up and he called a few of his friends who live near the elementary school they heard it too
well

Murfreesboro, TN

#5 Feb 6, 2012
A friend said she heard it on East about 4 blocks behind schools like you are going to Chinese restaurant....
metro police

Marion, IL

#6 Feb 6, 2012
police just said that it was transformer or tug boats
no idea

Herrin, IL

#7 Feb 6, 2012
heard it over on the east end of town too, around 10:25.we're inbetween Dollar Store and Elem. school. sounded like an explosion. couldn't see any fires or any indication of where it came from. haven't heard any fire trucks or police since.
curious

Paducah, KY

#8 Feb 6, 2012
wow well that is not a tug boat bc it didnt come from that direction and i have family on the river and they didnt hear it. Maybe it was a tranformer but is anyone reporting power outage?
meth

United States

#9 Feb 6, 2012
it's nothing just my meth lab
no idea

Herrin, IL

#10 Feb 6, 2012
no power outages that I can see. no green glowing lights. I have seen the green lights from a transformer going out (down the street from my house) all the way from Paducah before.
curious

Paducah, KY

#11 Feb 6, 2012
oh seriously thats not even funny----there are enough around here thats for sure like anywhere else, but it isnt anything to jab about. I was just curious if anyone heard it and might have a clue and to those that answered about the topic thank you it was very much appreciated. at least I can rest better knowing it wasnt a house blowing up from natural gas, meth, or just some body else crazy enough to blow themselves sky high, or the plant (not that the noise came from that direction.
scary

Herrin, IL

#12 Feb 6, 2012
Ya I heard it too. Surely something that many people heard someone knows what it is.
Concerned

United States

#13 Feb 7, 2012
I'm down by the river on the east end and it shook my house.
curious

United States

#14 Feb 7, 2012
Has anyone heard anymore news about it?
MissCat

Metropolis, IL

#15 Feb 7, 2012
I heard it. I'm over towards the glove factory and it sounded like it came from like Skate park area?
kaboom

United States

#16 Feb 7, 2012
That UFO which was seen spoken of in other thread blew someone up that they thought or was hoping to be BBQ Billy. Damn no such luck
no idea

Murphysboro, IL

#17 Feb 7, 2012
did anyone ever hear anything else about what caused it? Tons of people heard it. No one said their power was out. could it have been a sonic boom from a plane going over?
Scott

Tyler, MN

#18 Feb 7, 2012
Police scanner said it was two barges locking up?
curious

Paducah, KY

#19 Feb 7, 2012
well that would be very weird that it would made windows rattle...
curious

Paducah, KY

#20 Feb 7, 2012
i live over near the bp gas station

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