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April 15, 2016 - 9:41pm

Callers report loud boom in Wortendyke area

posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia.

Callers report hearing a big loud boom that caused houses to shake in the area of Pearl Street Road and Wortendyke Road, Batavia.

Law enforcement dispatched to investigate.

UPDATE 9:53 p.m.: A deputy is checking a residence on Pike Road where apparently there has been a prior complaint, but the residence is quiet. A trooper reports that he was told it sounded like it was further south than Pike Road.

UPDATE 9:56 p.m.: A deputy on Dodgson says, "you can actually smell it."  

UPDATE 9:57 p.m.: A witness has told the trooper he actually saw the explosion.

UPDATE 10:09 p.m.: A deputy tells dispatchers, "We're all set. We've got the individuals responsible." No details shared at this time.

robin neyman
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Heard and felt it on richley rd too!!

donna bonning
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Live on Indian Falls in east. Pembroke. Sounded huge!

Michelle Forster
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Heard it on Macomber Rd. In Oakfield.

Nanette Kappus
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Whole house shook on Angling Road!!

Julie Sputore
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Heard it on the corner of South Main and Wortendyke. Very loud and the house shook. Does anyone know exactly where it happened?

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