Authorities in Washington County investigating 2 incidents involving explosives


The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two incidents involving homemade explosives.

The incidents happened just hours apart Monday night.

The first went off near Inwood Avenue North and 27th Street North in Lake Elmo. The second happened in the Afton Creek Preserve development off of Trading Post Trail in Afton.

“Our house actually shook. That’s what was frightening,” said Nancy Turner, who lives just down the road from the scene in Afton.

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Source:  KSTP/5ABC news