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Bomb Squad Removes WW II Ordinance From Fort Pierce Beach

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Image courtesy Fort Pierce Police Department Facebook page
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The device was safely removed and disposed of without incident.

Fort Pierce - Monday April 25, 2022: The St. Lucie County Bomb Squad removed what they described as WW II 'detonator drop bomb' from a Fort Pierce Beach Monday. A 'detonator drop bomb' is a small explosive device used to trigger a larger one.

A beachgoer came across the device which had washed up on the beach just off 800 South Ocean Drive. Fort Pierce Police responded and they called in the bomb squad which safely removed the device and disposed of it without incident.

View the removal of the device on the Fort Pierce Police Facebook page HERE: https://fb.watch/cDGqriLL-c/