6 million pounds of explosives found in 'True Blood' town
Residents evacuated in Doyline, Louisiana
- Duration 4:06
- Date Dec 3, 2012
Residents evacuated in Doyline, Louisiana
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Go figure so he's in the middle of this somewhere a town where HBO films that vampire show true blood now has a real crisis on the tape.
Some six million pounds of explosives six million pounds forcing cops to evacuate around -- people from their homes.
The real life town is doing leaving Louisiana it's in the northwest part of the state.
-- a police there say a company was illegally storing these dangerous in six explosives the stuff on the military artillery.
According to the company's website it recycles old army explosives into dynamite.
But cops say they have exposes dangerously packed in every corner of the warehouse.
State cops in Louisiana say accuse it of quote careless and reckless disregard.
Made it unsafe for their employees for school children into -- lane.
For the town of -- Now as crews work to remove six million pounds of explosives hundreds of families need someplace else to -- Put been put -- Christmas points.
But guess what I'm not at -- It's how the track faculty where you know you're exactly resources there and it puts a step up -- -- Well as I mentioned -- Lee might be better known around the country is that as one of the fictional Holmes -- -- -- home.
The town that's no stranger -- some pretty dangerous situations like vampires and Wear wolves -- men who can turn into dogs.
And -- But nothing like millions and millions of pounds of explosives joining us now as colonel Mike Edmondson he's -- superintendent of Louisiana state police.
A surrogate afternoon Saturday afternoon and I kept thanking the other you know pat when I read it was -- home I'm like okay.
Six million pounds of explosive this this is outside the outside the rules and it.
Well it certainly is and what released what really scares me not a -- -- -- -- 33 years.
My belief is -- public has a right to know we need a lot of know exactly.
Was lying ahead of them really a worst case scenario but how you prepare for something that you don't wanna know.
It's gonna happen I mean do six million pounds of of a -- and I.
Dangerous explosive we don't need to know what happens when that goes up and and had not my trooper.
They going back October 15 there was an explosion he was following up on that explosion.
Ask to see the rest of property actually -- back to the back end of it went into one of the buildings.
And through an open door he saw something a disturbing me win any looked out the window.
It was everywhere the guy I was with him -- actually left actually got his car left him back there.
-- -- come back and get him but yeah what what unfold initially thousand but maybe a little over a million pounds of the explosives.
What we're finding out as a file was there yesterday afternoon.
And they tell me as a -- it's it's in an excess of six million pounds he's -- some little -- Tablets little -- pellets.
And it's packed and it uses of propellant.
Got to project.
Well -- you know what what we're dealing with something that.
Tell you -- the town darling this 4000 feet away toiling high school was within that primary there's a little of a mile away as a as a parish jail.
-- can't -- and is a National Guard facility where we.
Have actually class is going on that's all that's on hold right now.
It's methodically and -- -- -- -- saying you know if you get all that stuff that they'll keep wouldn't say we're going these buildings and imitate someday just stuff this stuff and buildings place on top of each other.
We actually who went into the inside of him want to -- out.
We fill out over the Philip over 3018 wheelers.
How what we're trying to give that material.
Out of where it is placed into and approved it Gulu magazines and Sanderson that we can morph into an.
And that will probably have a better idea -- more afternoon.
Just how long that town's going to be closed down then they evacuated when people go back and -- certainly take care of animals and stuff like that but.
Very very dangerous situation we're gonna visited those owners when -- get back in the united had a busy little -- I get loosened the Louisiana state police colonel thanks we'll.