Bomb squad disposes of dynamite found in Roxbury

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ROXBURY — Members of the Vermont State Police Bomb Squad responded to dispose of a case of old dynamite found in a former schoolhouse under renovation in Roxbury.

Police say the decades-old explosives were stabilized by being soaked in diesel fuel and safely removed from the building.

The dynamite was destroyed in a controlled burn.

According to the report, team members also worked to adhere to social distancing and other personal health protocols as it relates to COVID-19 throughout the operation.

They say the disposal was both safe and successful.