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KCSO to detonate explosives in Mojave Monday afternoon

Kern County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Patrol Car (FILE)
Posted at 1:49 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 20:20:11-04

MOJAVE, Calif. — If you're in the Mojave area and you hear a loud noise, don't be too shocked. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad will conduct a large scale disposal detonation Monday afternoon.

The detonation will occur at approximately 1:45 pm.

KCSO's Bomb Squad is responsible for rendering safe suspected or actual explosive devices, and the safe disposal of deteriorated explosives, commercial explosives, homemade explosives, military ordnance, and improvised or illegal fireworks. Other duties include post-blast investigations, providing educational presentations for business and government, and the Kern Regional Training Academy.