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State bomb squad truck in town


Lou Marzeles

A Washington State bomb squad truck was called in on Monday to 383 Orchard Heights Road in Goldendale to aid with the safe removal of old dynamite. The call came after discovery of the dynamite, reported to have belonged to a now-deceased person in an outbuilding on the property. Dynamite becomes unstable and begins to “sweat” as it ages, so following standard protocol the bomb squad was called to help remove it safely from the vicinity.


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