South Sound News

Large amount of explosives found in Yelm

YELM, Wash. — A large amount of explosives was found in Yelm on Tuesday, according to a Facebook post from the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

The explosives were found at a residence in the 20000 block of Neat Road Southeast around 2:30 p.m.

Citizens in the area may see a large response from local, state and federal agencies.

As items are rendered safe, explosions may be heard.

The sheriff’s office warns people to avoid the area.