Property Owner In Idaho Finds WWII Grenade In Garage - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Property Owner In Idaho Finds WWII Grenade In Garage

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Authorities blocked part of U.S. Highway 26 after a World War II-era hand grenade was found in a storage locker at Beeches Corner.
    
The Idaho State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/16N1rBx ) a property owner was cleaning out a garage that had been rented when the explosive device was found in the locker. The property owner reportedly put the grenade in a five-gallon bucket and carried it to a nearby parking lot.
    
A bomb technician surrounded the bucket with sandbags while Idaho State Police troopers blocked the eastbound lane of Highway 26.
    
Bonneville County Sheriff's officials assisted by a team from the Mountain Home Air Force Base disposed of the grenade.
    

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