MOJAVE, Calif. (KGET) — A test rocket explosion caused a small fire at Mojave Air and Space Port Wednesday afternoon, the Kern County Fire Department said. No injuries were reported.
Emergency crews were called to the space port at around 1:30 p.m. Kern County Fire Department Public Information Officer Erica Bain said an ABL Space Systems test rocket, measuring 6-feet wide, exploded as crews were conducting a test. Firefighters were able to put out the fire.
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