HAWLEY- People across the town of Hawley reported hearing a very loud "bang" Tuesday evening March 5th. One resident said the noise was accompanied by a flash of light in the sky.

Deputy Fire Chief Eugene Krause said that theHawley Fire Department was dispatched to a reported explosion in the area of Barker Street apartments, but nothing was found. This was at about 6:15 p.m.

"People in Cromwelltown, North Street, Hudson Street near the sewer authority and at my house on Spruce Street felt and heard the bang along with people in downtown Hawley," Krause reported. 

One resident at Hawley Village Apartments said she was startled by the sudden noise and looked out her window, which faces the Lackawaxen River and Hudson Street. She reported witnessing a bright flash of light.

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