Bomb squad seizes WWII-era explosives

Posted at 5:20 PM, Aug 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-22 19:20:55-04

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. -- A resident who brought a box of World War II-era munitions to a fire hall for disposal sparked commotion in the quiet town. 

Police say a resident brought grenades and bazooka rounds to the Red, White and Blue Station 4 at Tiger Run Road for disposal, prompting the fire department to evacuate, and nearby businesses to shelter in place. 

Jefferson County Bomb Squad members rushed to the scene, removing the munitions -- which are dangerous due to their age -- to hand them over to another bomb squad for dismantling. 

Police released photos of the munitions after removing them from the area. 


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