Detectives Investigating After Fireworks Placed at Construction Site

A construction worker in the 8000 block of 35 Avenue Northeast called 911 Monday morning after his co-workers discovered consumer fireworks placed within their job site.

The foreman of a construction project in the Wedgwood neighborhood arrived at work Monday morning and was approached by some of his co-workers.

The workers were checking their heavy equipment before starting work for the day and spotted consumer fireworks that had been placed there. The workers removed the fireworks and called the police.

Detectives from the Arson and Bomb Squad are now investigating and asking anyone with information to please call the non-emergency line at (206) 625-5011 and speak with an officer.