NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas National Guard officials say there will be live mortar fire training at its Robinson Maneuver Training Center on Saturday, starting at noon.

It will involve soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry of the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

The training will continue until 11 Saturday evening.

It will take place on the northeast side of Camp Robinson near Cato, and south of Arkansas Hwy. 89.

The sound of the mortar fire will likely carry outside Camp Robinson's perimeter and may potentially cause concern in the surrounding area.

Communities in proximity to the training area which may hear or feel effects of the training beyond the borders of the post include: Cato, Mayflower, Runyon Acres, Gravel Ridge, and Oak Grove.

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