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Bomb Squad Disables Live Vietnam-Era Grenade Found in Park

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Bomb Squad was called to the entrance of Edgemar Park in the Manor District of Pacifica.

A live Vietnam-era grenade was found in a Pacifica park this morning, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

Around 10:30 a.m. the San Mateo County Sheriff's Bomb Squad was called to the entrance of Edgemar Park in the Manor District of Pacifica where a military grenade had been found along the fence line, sheriff's officials said.

Authorities determined the Vietnam-era style grenade was intact and live.

Pacifica police cordoned off the immediate area to cars and pedestrians as the bomb squad mitigated the grenade.

No injuries or property damage was reported, according to the sheriff's office.

--Bay City News

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Adrienne G May 18, 2012 at 05:45 PM
Was that the loud boom that I heard on Thursday early afternoon?

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