"Washington Field” blows up a boat in DC


For the filming of a TV pilot, there was a simulated explosion yesterday near Key Bridge in Washington, DC. The explosion produced a 20 to 30′ fireball that lasted for approximately two minutes. In the scene, there was be six sculling boats on the Potomac River and one of them blows up. CBS Paramount television is filming a pilot titled “Washington Field.” This is a new television series about the elite Washington field office of the FBI and a team of agents with exceptional and diverse skills who are called together for only the most critical cases. The Department of Homeland Security and D.C. Police and Fire departments were been notified, along with the Washington Airports Authority. The Virginia State Patrol and Arlington Police Department were also contacted.