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Ammunition found at Spokane Airport following fire

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Small arms ammunition was detonated at SIA Tuesday. Small arms ammunition was detonated at SIA Tuesday.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

We've been getting a lot of calls into our newsroom about a series of explosions heard (and sometimes felt) in the North Plains area. We made some calls to spokespeople at Spokane International Airport and Fairchild Air Force Base to find out what caused those explosions.

Todd Woodard with Spokane International Airport says a small fire broke out Monday night at one of the airport's small storage units. After the fire was put out, some small arms ammunition was discovered.

Woodard says protocol for the airport is to call Fairchild Air Force Base. The Air Force Base sent out their Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit to safely dispose of the ammunition.

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