Loud Booms Near NASJRB Fort Worth Blamed on Training Exercise

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Josh Keppel

The Fort Worth Fire Department said calls are coming in about a loud boom in Fort Worth near the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.

Many people were concerned there had been a natural gas explosion nearby.

The fire department looked into it and found out that the base is conducting explosive ordinance device training Wednesday.

Residents near NAS Fort Worth JRB can expect to hear "booms" as the base sets off at least 14 explosions for training purposes.

The base even took to Facebook and Twitter to let people know.

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