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West End blasts prompt 911 calls

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Posted at 11:22 AM, May 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-15 13:07:11-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Blasting at a construction site in western Henrico prompted calls to 911 Tuesday afternoon, according to Henrico Fire Capt. Jim Mellon. Mellon said blasting at a construction site at 9954 Mayland Drive is permitted through the end of the month between 8:00 a.m and 5:00 p.m.

Mellon said construction crews are using the blasts to clear rocks. He said both the Henrico Communications Center and Fire Marshal’s office are alerted before each blast.