FIRST ON 3: Bomb squad called in for explosives found in Brunswick County


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Submitted: Tue, 03/22/2011 - 7:27pm
Updated: Wed, 03/23/2011 - 1:41am
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BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Bomb experts are working to dispose of a crate of dynamite found in rural Brunswick County. Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman April Stanley says it was found in the 7800 block of Pireway Road near Ash.

Stanley says about four homes within a 200-yard radius have been evacuated and the road shut down.

The Sheriff’s Office has notified the ATF and the New Hanover County Explosives Ordinance Disposal Unit, who will remove the dynamite.

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