Camp Pendleton sign
Camp Pendleton gate. File photo

Explosives training exercises continued Saturday at Camp Pendleton and were expected to send loud booming sounds throughout the surrounding area over the next week.

From Feb. 4 through Feb. 11, high-power explosives will be fired at the Marine Corps. base as part of a training exercise, according to a statement from the North County Fire Protection District.

“Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sounds of explosions `booms’ may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away,” the NCFPD tweeted.

–City News Service, Inc.