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Explosives in Camptonville Prompt Brief Evacuation

An explosives-related incident has caused some evacuations in the town of Camptonville Tahoe National Forest Public Affairs Officer Michael Woodbridge says some individuals with their heart in the right place, found some old blasting caps, and brought them in to the fire station…

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The evacuation over the weekend didn’t last very long, and the Butte County Bomb Squad arrived, removed the explosives, and rendered them safe. Woodbridge says the people who brought them in should have just left them alone and called authorities…

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Woodbridge says its also dangerous to touch them. If you encounter something you might think is dangerous, just leave the items alone and call the Forest Service, or call 9-1-1.

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