Park City Fire District
Several homes were evacuated in Old Town Park City on Monday, March 26, 2018, after a construction crew found what appeared to be a milk crate of old dynamite, according to police.

PARK CITY — Several homes were evacuated in Old Town Park City Monday after a construction crew found what appeared to be a crate of old dynamite, according to police.

The dynamite was found in a milk crate under a house during excavation, according to a tweet from the Park City Fire District.

The Unified Fire Authority bomb squad safely removed the dynamite from the area and the evacuation was lifted abou 1:30 p.m. A shelter for residents forced to evacuate was set up at the Park City Library.