100 Year Old Dynamite Found in Shed

Loweswater, United Kingdom a man clearing out an old storage shed on his rural property called police after he found six sticks of dynamite and six detonators. Two of the dynamite sticks were in a wooden box alongside the detonators, which were in a small tin and wrapped in a newspaper dated 1901.

Police responded and cordoned off the area and before taking photos to send to a bomb disposal team based in Catterick. The bomb squad instructed personnel not to handle or move the items as they prepared to send a team to respond.

The bomb squad arrived and carefully relocated the items to a hole they dug in a nearby field away from the farmhouse. The items were safely destroyed in a disposal shot.

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