A brush fire in Ashe County led to the discovery of dynamite.

The Ashe Post and Times reports the call for the Sunday brush fire was at around 1:30 in the afternoon at 223 Jefferson Drive in West Jefferson.

According to the Ashe County Sheriff's Office, first responders arrived on scene and soon found 208 pounds of dynamite on the property near the fire.

According to the report, Emergency Management Coordinator Patty Gambill said the State Bureau of Investigation’s bomb technology department was contacted to discharge the dynamite and ensure that it was safely taken care of.

Emergency services telephoned some residents that an explosion might be heard and to not call 911.

No charges have been filed as the caller's possession of the explosives was legitimate and legally cleared, and was properly stored and ATF was made aware of the situation.

The dynamite was previously used in a rock quarry and was no longer needed and a requested had been made to properly disposed of it.

According to the report, a male resident overturned his ATV into the fire and was burned severely and sustained multiple injuries.

He was transported by air to an unnamed hospital.