Police in Paducah Kentucky discovered an explosive near a business in the area The Paducah Police Department Bomb Squad was called to Midwest Block & Brick, around 7:41 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, to investigate a suspicious item fond at an out-building to the business’ property. The object was identified as a tube of Thermex, said to be a binary explosive. Police said the tube was disposed of safely. While police and the Bomb Squad investigated, the business was evacuated and streets were blocked off in a two-block radius. Police want to remind the public to contact authorities if they find a suspicious item or unknown item that could be explosive.