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Live ordnance to be detonated in Marpi

(Press Release) — The CNMI Emergency Operations Center, in conjunction with the Department of Public Safety, and Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal, would like to inform the general public that they will be detonating live ordnance at Saipan Blow Pit, Marpi on Feb. 18, 2016, Thursday, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The general location of this activity will be the Marpi area within 200 feet radius on all quadrants to 200 feet above ground level.

Due to the danger imposed by this activity, acting Gov. Victor B. Hocog is strongly advising the general public, especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators, to stay away from this area during the time and dates indicated.

For more information, call the CNMI Emergency Operations Center-Dispatch Center at 237-8000, VHF marine channel 16, HF Single Side Band Radio on 5.205.0 or dial CNMI 211 for this advisory.