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September 30, 2014 at 6:48 PM

Grenade found in Belfair trash bin

The Associated Press

BELFAIR, Mason County — The Mason County sheriff’s office says Habitat for Humanity workers in Belfair found a World War II-era grenade in a large trash bin next to their building.

The Washington State Patrol bomb squad responded Tuesday and confirmed it was a real “pineapple-style fragmentation grenade.” The sheriff’s office says the bomb squad planned to take it away and discharge it Wednesday in a safe area.

There’s no indication where it came from or how it ended up in the trash.

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