Decades old explosives found in Polk shed

Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Regional Bomb Team
Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Regional Bomb Team

POLK COUNTY, FL (WFLA)- An old shed on CR 542 West in Auburndale was the scene of a flurry of activity after some old dynamite was found.  The vacant shed was being cleaned out when the box of explosives was found.  Authorities said the dynamite appeared to be decades old.

Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Regional Bomb Team
Photo courtesy of the Tampa Bay Regional Bomb Team

Polk deputies asked for help from the Tampa Bay Regional Bomb Team who are in the process of safely disposing of the explosives.  There is no public threat.

 

 

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