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"Near Miss" Incident Information File


May 20, 2004
Explosives Found in Abandoned Mine


Two UAMRP employees found a carton of Atlas Powder Company High Explosives and an open box of Ensign Bickford Company detonating cord in an abandoned mine while performing an inventory of the abandoned mines in the area. They dynamite was successfully destroyed.

Source: Emery County Progress