POTTSVILLE (AP) — A central Pennsylvania building is considered safe after authorities were able to remove a stick of 50-year-old dynamite from a display case.
The Republican-Herald of Pottsville reported a worker found the item inside a cabinet at the Schuylkill Historical Society, and authorities were called in because it had started to deteriorate.
A police chief says there wasn’t any danger. Bomb disposal experts from the Reading Police Department removed the dynamite on Friday and burned it at a remote location. Authorities say the dynamite had been in the case with other mining material for more than three years.