Explosive unit destroys explosives found by train tracks in Orofino

Explosive unit destroys explosives found by train tracks in Orofino

Explosive unit destroys explosives found by train tracks in Orofino

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 24 at 9:36 AM

OROFINO, Idaho -- The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of explosives found by the railroad tracks Sunday evening.

Authorities said the explosives were found near Independence Road and Grangemont Road. When deputies arrive, they determined the items were suspicious and appeared to be explosive.

Officials requested assistance from the Spokane County Explosive Unit. The Explosive Unit arrived and determined the items to be the explosive part for grenades and multiple ignition time fuses.

Deputies said the items were properly destroyed.

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