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Bomb Squad called to Oakland location

May 16th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Date: May 16, 2017

Time: 11:36 a.m.

Location / Address: 437 North 2nd Street, Oakland, Garrett County

Type of Incident: explosives recovery

Description of Structure / Property:  12×16 foot residential storage building

Owner / Occupants: Arthelia Dixon

Injuries or Deaths: none

Estimated $ Loss: Structure: $0       Contents: $0 

Arrests(s): none

Primary Responding Fire Department: none

# of EMS Staff: n/a    # Of Firefighters: n/a

Discovered By:   caretaker

Nature of Service Requested: disposal of old explosives

Action Taken/ Resolution: evaluation and on scene disposal

Assisting Agencies:   none

Additional Information:   The items were suspected to be deteriorated dynamite.   However, State Fire Marshal bomb squad personnel were able to identify items as old flares that were subsequently disposed of on site.

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