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Old Explosives Found

Newell, IA (KICD) — Authorities are called after old explosives are found on a farm.

The Buena Vista County Sheriffs Office took a report of the explosives being found on a rural farm at 2345 590th Street, northeast of Newell.

Upon arrival of deputies, the items found were determined to be dynamiteand other related items, located in an outbuilding.  After securing the area, the State Fire Marshalls Office was contacted, along with the Newell Fire Department.

The dynamite which had stored on the property by previous owners was extremely old and was disposed of on scene, by the Fire Marshall.  There were no injuries in the incident.