- Associated Press - Friday, June 24, 2016

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Several homes in Linn County have been evacuated after authorities were alerted to a discovery of dynamite blasting caps.

Police logs show someone called 911 Thursday morning to report that he had found a “tub full of blasting caps.”

The sheriff’s office notified the Oregon State Police bomb squad and several homes in the area between Albany and Corvallis were evacuated as a precautionary measure. A nearby road was also closed off and traffic was diverted.

The incident remains under investigation.



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