On July 16th, 2012 at 1:30 pm, Terrace RCMP were advised by Orica Canada Inc. that a freight truck delivering packaged explosives had three boxes of the high explosive Power Pro™(dynamite) inadvertently fall off the truck on the West Kalum Forest Service Road near Terrace B.C.
One of the three boxes was recovered on the roadway and police are making every effort in locating the remaining two boxes. Stated Cst. Lesley Smith, North District Media Relations
RCMP believe the boxes fell out of the truck during transportation and are hoping anyone who may have come across these clearly marked boxes, will contact police right away.
The boxes are sealed with PowerPro™ printed in large white lables. Power Pro is nitroglycerin sensitized, extra gelatin dynamite formulated for use in surface and underground mining applications. It can be initiated by extreme instances of shock, friction or mechanical impact and therefore, extremely dangerous and should be handled with care.
If the public comes across any boxes marked as described above, they are asked to leave the boxes where they are and immediately call the Terrace RCMP Detachment at 1-250-638-7400.