Clipped From Clovis News-Journal
Blast Occurs At Alamogordo Army Air Base ALAMOGOUDO, N. M., July 16. N—William O. Eareekson, commanding commanding officer of the Alamogordo army air base made the following statement today: "Several inquiires have been received received concerning n heavy explosion explosion which occurred on the Alamogordo air base reservation this morning. "A remotely located ammunition magazine containing a considerable amount of high explosive and pyrotechnics pyrotechnics exploded. "Therew as no loss of lite or injury to anyone, and the property damage outside of the explosives magazine itself was negligible. "Weather conditions affecting the content of gns shells exploded by the balst may make it desirable for the army to evacuate temporarily temporarily a few icvilians from their homes."