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Stay Out! Stay Alive!
Stay Out! Stay Alive!
Near Misses
Incidents that could have resulted in a fatality, but did not.


March 6, 2006
Explosives Found in Abandoned Mine


A Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologist found dynamite in an abandoned mine while studying a species of bats living there. He reported finding 24 sticks of deteriorated nitroglycerin dynamite on a shelf and nitroglycerin from the dynamite had leaked onto the shelf. The explosives and shelf were removed and destroyed.