Explosives assumed to be dynamite identified as road flares

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1:19 p.m.

The devices assumed to be dynamite turned out to be 35-year-old road flares. A fuse that went to blasting caps is what gave the flares the appearance of dynamite. The KPD bomb squad disposed of the devices. Residents were allowed back into their homes.

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The Campbell County Sheriff's Department has responded to a home on Ginnie Lane where a woman reportedly found decades-old dynamite in a shed on her property.

Three trailers have been evacuated and the CCSD is waiting on a bomb squad from the Knoxville Police Department to arrive and dispose of the devices. 

There are no injuries.

This is the second instance of explosives found in our area in the last two days. On Tuesday, authorities found World War II era bombs near Coalfield in Morgan County.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.