KPD Bomb Squad Actively Working to Safely Remove Explosives
On August 16th at approximately 9:20 a.m., Kingman Police obtained information of explosives stored in a building in the 3500 block of Essco St. Police responded to the building and completed a partial evacuation to ensure the safety of area businesses. Kingman Police Officers and the Bomb Squad blocked off Essco St. between Airway Ave. and Stephens. Officers from the Bullhead City Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) responded to assist the Kingman Bomb Squad to safely remove the explosives. Kingman Fire Department, American Medical Response, and the City of Kingman Streets Department are on scene to assist.
This incident is not connected to the bomb threat at Kingman Regional Medical Center.