Army warns Madera Ranchos about old bombing target range | KMPH

MADERA RANCHOS, Calif. (KMPH) — Families in the Madera Ranchos received papers in the mail this week from the Army Corps of Engineers, warning them that they could be living on top of old bombs from the 1940’s

Two neighbors who live directly where the bombs were dropped say they aren’t too worried about the danger.

David Cain said, “There’s probably been more people killed in the cities in one day than there has been out here in the Ranchos ever.”


Cain says there are three hundred acres of orange trees that have been dug and planted on his property, and there’s never been any bombs found

These guys say they’re more worried about the property value if they decide to sell.

Tony Sanders said, “Just like when we were buying the property and you see that on your escrow papers, it does set off a little bit of an alarm.”

The documents mailed out this week also encourage people to be aware of what the devices might look like, stay away from anything that could be dangerous, and call authorities if you do find anything suspicious.

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