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Fort Lee issues noise alert about contained explosion

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Fort Lee officials are warning nearby residents via there website about possible noises of an explosion that may occur between 10:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit from Fort Belvoir will detonate an unexploded artillery shell at Fort Lee, which may be heard in surrounding areas.

The EOD team is transporting the 155 millimeter howitzer shell to Fort Lee in coordination with the Petersburg Police Department. The shell, discovered Friday in Petersburg, will be destroyed safely on the Fort Lee range.

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