Bomb Squad Called In To Remove Potentially Explosive Girl Scout Memorabilia–Denver

Nation’s Capital discovered some of these pads in a kit a few years ago. The DC Bomb Squad came and cleared the scene.

Quite exciting, I understand!

Gauze pads with picric acid may explode as they age.

Gauze pads with picric acid may explode as they age.

Weld County’s bomb squad exercised extreme care for a package the size of a credit card: picric acid gauze pads found in a 1930s Girl Scout first aid kit.

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