On September 15th and 16th, 2014, members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Maryland State Fire Marshall’s Office will be conducting an Improvised Explosive Joint Training Exercise in Piney Point, Maryland.

Residents in the area may hear loud blasts between the hours of 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM. These controlled blasts are a part of the training exercise and pose no danger to the public.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Duty Officer at Sheriff’s Office headquarters at 301.475.4040.