Fire station evacuated after woman drops off WWII-era grenade

The grenade still had the pin in it; a bomb squad destroyed the grenade


By FireRescue1 Staff

HOLLY HILL, Fla. — Firefighters rushed to clear their own fire station Monday after a woman dropped off an old grenade.

WTHR.com reported that firefighters were unsure whether the WWII-era grenade was live or not. They evacuated the station and called in the bomb squad.

(Photo/Holly Hill Police)
(Photo/Holly Hill Police)

The grenade still had the pin in it and a bomb squad member said that it was likely a live munition.

The bomb squad destroyed the grenade; there were no injuries.

The woman said she found the grenade while cleaning out her deceased grandfather's house.

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