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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Blast shakes windows in Mill Creek's Seattle Hill area

Law enforcement detonates explosives after arrest


Last updated 12/4/2020 at 10:38am

A blast that shook windows and homes in the Mill Creek area on Dec. 2 was non-dangerous -- in fact, it was focused on keeping the community safe.

The explosion occurred on Dec. 1 at the Cathcart precinct for the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office. A post on the sheriff's office Twitter page said the bomb unit was performing an “emergent destruction” of explosives. The items were recovered from a nearby residence, the post said, to avoid transporting dangerous materials.

“The materials were unsafe to transport, and the Cathcart facility was the nearest location that was safe for dest...

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