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Potomac 'Explosion' Scheduled for Today

A simulated explosion is scheduled to take place near the Key Bridge, which connects Georgetown and Rosslyn, between 9:30 a.m. and noon today.

As reported by The Post's Paul Duggan on Tuesday, television producers are expected to create a bright flash of light lasting a few seconds.

"It'll be safely upriver from the Key Bridge, a clear distance from any structure or roadway or bridge," a D.C. government spokesman told Duggan.

Miscommunication between agencies led to confusion earlier this week when word circulated that there would be a large fireball lasting as long as three minutes.


By Washington Post Editors  |  March 25, 2009; 7:03 AM ET
 
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great idea!

Posted by: Axel2 | March 25, 2009 9:37 AM | Report abuse

I hope the show isn't only on the air as long as the "explosion"

Posted by: dj1123 | March 25, 2009 12:01 PM | Report abuse

test

Posted by: Axel2 | March 25, 2009 12:37 PM | Report abuse

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