Dynamite found inside freezer in Haverford house

Monday, February 06, 2017 05:13PM
Officials were sent to retrieve some suspected explosives found during an estate sale in Haverford, Pa.


HAVERFORD, Pa. - Police were called to a home in Haverford, Pa. on Monday after explosives were found.

The discovery was made around 10:30 a.m. along the 200 block of Laurel Ln.

Authorities tell Action News that eight sticks of dynamite were found in a freezer.

The home was being prepped for an estate sale after the owner died last month.

Officials say he had work in his career that involved explosives.

Explosives experts applied a standard treatment to thaw out the dynamite and reduce the danger.

By mid-afternoon they were able to take it away to a disposal site.

The rest of the house was searched and no other explosives were found.

There were no evacuations.
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