Explosives located on Redkenn Road

Submitted by Haliburton Highlands OPP

Published May 31 2018

On May 31 at approximately 12:38 p.m. members of the Haliburton Highlands detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a police assistance call to a property on Redkenn Road in Dysart et al after the property owner located deteriorated explosives and old dangerous detonators.

The explosives and detonators were stored together and created a very dangerous situation.

Due to the condition of the explosives and detonators Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) members had to dispose of explosives at the scene using approved disposal techniques.

EDU members rendered the scene safe for the property owner and public.

The OPP wish to remind everyone to call police if they suspect they may have come across what they believe maybe explosives.