Thurston County deputies find WWII rifle grenade

Thurston County deputies find WWII rifle grenade

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Deputies with the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office say they found a World War II rifle grenade under a house being remodeled Thursday.

The house is located in the 4900 block of Sleater-Kinney Road Northeast.

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Officials said deputies were on the scene and a Washington State Patrol bomb squad was on the way.

“Always keep in mind to call 911 if you find any type of explosive devices and keep your distance,” deputies said.

WW II rifle grenade found in 4900 block of Sleater-Kinney Road NE under a house being remodeled. TCSO on scene with WSP...

Posted by Thurston County-Sheriff on Thursday, July 18, 2019

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