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Cases of buried dynamite discovered in Bonners Ferry

BONNERS FERRY, Idaho - Two cases of dynamite were discovered at Myrtle Creek Road on the Bonners Ferry Ranger District Sunday. The public is urged to stay away.

The cases were found in a section of road that had been washed out.

The dynamite appeared to have been buried for some time.

Spokane Bomb Squad is on the scene assessing the situation. The area is expected to remain closed to the public for the next 72 hours.

The lower portion of the Myrtle Creek drainage is the municipal watershed and the primary source of drinking water for the City of Bonners Ferry.

Myrtle Creek Road has a history of recurring washouts and unstable roadbed.


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