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Sheriff: Small explosive device found near Soap Lake

Bomb squad renders it safe; no injuries


LAKEVIEW, Wash. (27AUG2015) – The Richland Police Bomb Squad assisted Grant County Sheriff’s Deputies on Wednesday night when a small homemade explosive device was found along a road.

A citizen discovered a small fire around 8:00 p.m. near Division Road North and Moses Lake Avenue Northwest in Lakeview and alerted the fire department. Deputies also responded and discovered what appeared to be a small homemade explosive device which had apparently burned but not detonated.

The Richland Police Bomb Squad was summoned and their members rendered the device safe.

It’s unknown who made the...

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