What’s that noise? Could be live-fire training at Fort Indiantown Gap

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ANNVILLE (WPMT)-Starting Thursday—folks living near Fort Indiantown Gap may hear a little more noise than usual. Fort Indiantown Gap is expected to host a variety of live fire mortar and artillery training exercises between March 19 and March 26, according to a news release from the national guard training center.

According to Fort Indiantown Gap spokesperson Staff Sgt. Matt Jones, the majority of live-fire training is scheduled to take place between the hours of  8 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Fort Indiantown Gap is the only live-fire, maneuver military training facility in Pennsylvania. It serves as headquarters to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Pennsylvania National Guard.

To learn more about Fort Indiantown Gap, visit www.ftig.ng.mil or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ftindiantowngap.

Individuals may also call the installation’s community information line at 717-861-2007 to hear a recorded message with dates and times of community activities and training events.