Box of WW2 grenades dropped off at Breckenridge fire station sparks evacuation

23rd August, 2016 by

By Summit Daily staff report

Breckenridge police and Summit County sheriff’s deputies cordoned off an area around the Red, White & Blue fire station on Highway 9 near Tiger Road after a woman arrived there with a box of World War II-era hand grenades and bazooka rounds for disposal. The roped-off area included a section of the Blue River Bikeway between the Fairview roundabout and Tiger Road. A bomb squad was dispatched from Jefferson County to dispose of the items. Breckenridge police chief Dennis McLaughlin said the woman contacted Breck police mid-morning, saying she had some old ammunition to dispose of. Officers directed her to …

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