REVscene - Vancouver Automotive Forum

Welcome to the REVscene Automotive Forum forums.

Registration is Free!You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today! The banners on the left side and below do not show for registered users!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   REVscene Automotive Forum > Automotive Chat > Vancouver Off-Topic / Current Events

Vancouver Off-Topic / Current Events The off-topic forum for Vancouver, funnies, non-auto centered discussions, WORK SAFE. While the rules are more relaxed here, there are still rules. Please refer to sticky thread in this forum.

Thread Tools
Old 02-18-2013, 08:26 PM   #1
Gh0stRider's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 26,801
Thanked 7,533 Times in 1,948 Posts
Burnaby Highrise evacuated due to dynamite

Burnaby RCMP say a 30-floor condo highrise in the 4200 block of Grange St. is being evacuated after police discovered what looks to be dynamite in a suite on the 11th floor.

@cbcnewsbc Reports say Burnaby high-rise evacuated due to the discovery of possible dynamite in one suite.
Posted via RS Mobile
Gh0stRider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 08:28 PM   #2
In RS I Trust
murd0c's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Mission
Posts: 19,894
Thanked 17,058 Times in 4,015 Posts
ok so no big deal its not like its setup like a bomb.
murd0c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2013, 09:25 PM   #3
Banned By Establishment
Gridlock's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: New West
Posts: 3,998
Thanked 2,982 Times in 1,135 Posts
I'd still prefer that my neighbors don't have dynomite in their home-bomb style or otherwise.
Posted via RS Mobile
Gridlock is offline   Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 02-19-2013, 01:02 AM   #4
I STILL don't get it
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: van
Posts: 499
Thanked 174 Times in 74 Posts
Get Out of There It's Gonna Blow
noventa is offline   Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:
Old 02-19-2013, 01:44 AM   #5
not the mod you're looking for
FN-2199's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 3,707
Thanked 1,507 Times in 537 Posts
Better article:

Hundreds of Burnaby residents were evacuated Monday after police found explosives inside a highrise condo.

Mounties had earlier executed a search warrant in an 11th floor suite in the 4200 block Grange Street.

They found several kilos of cocaine, guns, cash and 10 sticks of dynamite in a bag.

"It was crystallized dynamite which means it is very unstable," said Burnaby RCMP Insp. Tim Shields.

The explosives disposal unit attended the scene and soaked the dynamite in diesel fuel to render it neutral. It was later burned in Central Park.

Police also had to make sure there was no additional explosives inside two locked safes in the unit before letting residents — who were given refuge from the cold at the nearby Bonsor Recreation Centre — to return to their homes.

No arrests have been made. Police said the vacant unit appeared to be a drug packaging centre.

Resident Karim Seddik was alarmed when he came home to find his building behind police tape.

"I'm worried," he said of the explosives found in the 30-storey building.

He said police had been calm and helpful but, at around 10:30pm, he said he hoped he, his wife and two kids, age seven and four, could return home soon.

"We feel tired and the kids want to sleep."
FN-2199 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2013, 06:15 AM   #6
Ready to be Man handled by RS!
dangonay's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Burnaby
Posts: 1,798
Thanked 1,502 Times in 506 Posts
Nothing to worry about. Now if they found thermite.....
Posted via RS Mobile
dangonay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2013, 08:35 AM   #7
Banned By Establishment
Gridlock's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: New West
Posts: 3,998
Thanked 2,982 Times in 1,135 Posts
...and if anyone thinks "what is crystalized dynomite, and what happens when you mess around with it?" Those that knew lost, knew Arzt.

Lost: Season 1 - Episode: 24, Exodus - Arzt Gets Blown Up - YouTube

Last edited by Gridlock; 02-19-2013 at 08:36 AM. Reason: ...and that would be awesome if it actually embedded.
Gridlock is offline   Reply With Quote
This post thanked by:

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:29 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc. cannot be held accountable for the actions of its members nor does the opinions of the members represent that of