Explosion at Metrodome was just part of demolition process

  • Article by: Pat Pheifer , Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 3, 2014 - 9:31 AM

The demolition blast prompted a few phone calls to police.

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antisuburbsFeb. 2, 14 3:29 PM

I live 4 blocks away and din't even hear anything...

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davidtbrooksFeb. 2, 14 3:50 PM

6 people call police and that is news?

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freedubayFeb. 2, 14 4:00 PM

anitsurbs, I live in White Bear and I heard it. Was wondering what it was.

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IHATELOGINS0Feb. 2, 14 4:10 PM

It actually sounded like a gigantic flushing sound like your hard earned tax dollars being flushed down the toilet.

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sonicdoomFeb. 2, 14 4:43 PM

The big boom of tax dollars begin wasted.

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turgidFeb. 2, 14 6:56 PM

New field, new roof, what a waste.

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markc1Feb. 2, 14 7:45 PM

It's a shame, what a waste, should have remodeled this building that was still in good condition.

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dr4golfFeb. 2, 14 8:25 PM

Can't blow it up fast enough. Too bad they just don't do it all at once so we can have a big party.

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szwickelFeb. 2, 14 9:10 PM

“For comparison, the detonation will have a slightly lower decibel level than the pyrotechnics used following a Vikings touchdown,” Right, and they didn't think that with the fabric gone the sound might travel? Not the most pleasant thing to wake up to at 7:30 on a Sunday morning, 50+ blocks away.

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rshacklefordFeb. 2, 14 9:34 PM

And, the loud thud heard from due east this evening was the SB game that fell well short of both revenue and entertainment projections. But, you go DAYTON. Go and waste more taxpayer money.

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