Bomb squad dismantles incendiary device in Silverdale

SILVERDALE, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol bomb squad has dismantled an incendiary device found in a Silverdale parking lot.

Kitsap County deputies and firefighters were called to a report of suspicious activity in the 2200 block of Bucklin Hill Road in Silverdale at 10 p.m. on Tuesday. The device was found in the parking lot behind Tractor Supply Company and Happy Nails and Spa.

Authorities secured the area and called the bomb squad. Deputies said businesses were closed and there was no need to evacuate. Deputies closed several roads in the area, including Bucklin Hill, Mickelberry and Myhre while bomb technicians were working.

The device was dismantled by Washington State Patrol Explosives Unit technicians.

Kitsap County detectives, WSP bomb squad technicians, the Kitsap County Fire Marshal, members of Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue, the FBI and ATF are investigating at the scene.

Detectives originally believed that the device was an explosive, but determined that the device was an incendiary device.

Officials reviewed surveillance video and found a person of interest whom detectives are trying to contact.