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Bomb squad disposes of old dynamite near Ellensburg

Associated Press - September 19, 2007 12:15 PM ET

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) - A bomb squad from the Yakima Firing Center safely destroyed 18 sticks of dynamite that were found when an old vehicle was moved from property near Ellensburg.

Kittitas County Sheriff Gene Dana says the area was evacuated yesterday while the dynamite was stabilized with acetone and burned without exploding.

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