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Tractor-trailer rig carrying explosives from McAlester Army Ammunition Plant crashes in Okla.
KFSM.COM ^ | 11 May 2011 | KRISTI EATON

Posted on 05/11/2011 4:18:51 PM PDT by FourPeas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A tractor trailer rig carrying explosives from the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant that was involved in a crash on Interstate 40 has been moved.

Representatives from Fort Sill Army Post in Lawton inspected the truck Wednesday afternoon and the vehicle was moved from the scene.

Deputy Fire Chief Cecil Clay says the semi had 28,000 pounds of military ordnance inside. Officials had to wait for military authorization for the load to be checked.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: bigbaddaboom; boom

1 posted on 05/11/2011 4:18:56 PM PDT by FourPeas
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To: FourPeas

The Okies who work at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant are fine patriots. I remember how they adjusted output of the plant to support the Gulf War effort.

I traveled that area regularly and have nothing but respect for what they do there.

The locals in McAlester, OK are AOK in my book.


2 posted on 05/11/2011 4:24:28 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: FourPeas

Looks like we got us a CONVOY!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5RI30RJIPk


3 posted on 05/11/2011 4:32:16 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (osama gets 72 virgins. We get 72 versions...)
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