- Associated Press - Monday, March 26, 2018

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - The Latest on evacuations in Park City (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

Police have lifted evacuations in Park City after a bomb squad removed a box of dynamite discovered underneath a home near the city’s historic downtown.

Park City police say residents of about 100 homes were allowed to return around 2 p.m. Monday.

The dynamite was found in the foundation of a home under construction. The home dates back to the city’s days as a silver mining town.

KSL-TV reports Park City police are unsure how dangerous the old explosives are.


12:40 p.m.

Police in Park City have evacuated about 100 homes near the city’s historic main street after a crate of dynamite was discovered at a home.

Captain Phil Kirk says the dynamite was discovered Monday at a home that dates back to the city’s days as a silver mining town. The explosives were discovered as construction was going on at the home.

Kirk says no one has been injured and a bomb squad is arriving at the scene.

The 100 homes sit in a densely-constructed neighborhood in the ski resort town.


Information from: KSL-TV, http://www.ksl.com/

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