UPDATE: Blasting caps found in auction container safely removed
|Updated: 5/17/2012 1:27 pm
||Published: 5/17/2012 11:40 am
BATESVILLE, AR – Residents have been allowed to return to homes that were evacuated after authorities removed some blasting caps found in a container bought at auction.
Emergency crews responded to the 2700 Block of Highway 167 North just outside of Bateseville, where a man found blasting caps inside of a container bought at an auction.
Tom Jackson of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management tells FOX16 that five homes were evacuated for safety.
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