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Device explodes, damaging mailbox near Harrison

Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies removed an explosive device from a home near Harrison after it exploded, damaging the mailbox.

Deputies responded to the home at 29511 S. Highway 91 about 9 a.m. for the report of a possible device there.

The East Side Fire District determined the plastic device had already detonated, damaging only the mailbox, officials said.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s department at (208) 446-1300.