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Sam's Club, two hotels evacuated after explosives found during construction

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Posted at 1:51 PM, Sep 07, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-07 15:49:05-04

UPDATE: Bomb technicians successfully rendered the explosives safe through an on-site, controlled detonation. There were no injuries and customers and guests can return to Sam's Club and their hotels.

ORIGINAL STORY:

Bomb technicians are currently investigating explosives that were found during a construction project in the 1700 block of Wesley Blvd. in Hagerstown.

Officials say out of an abundance of caution, Sam's Club, as well as two nearby hotels have been evacuated.

There is no threat to the public and bomb technicians are determining the best and safest course of action.

This may include a controlled detonation of the explosives, officials say.