Monday, February 28, 2011

It wasn't a bomb...

On February 26, 2011, at 11:47 AM officers responded to the parking lot of Braelinn Village Shopping Center in reference to a person receiving a chemical burn. Upon arrival, Peachtree City Fire Department and Police Department personnel discovered an unknown device that had exploded in the hand of the victim. Clayton County Police Department Bomb Squad responded to the scene to assist in the identification of the device. It was discovered that it was a survival type safety flare that was accidently ignited by the occupant of the vehicle. At no time was the public at risk. The bomb squad removed the device from the scene. The victim was treated and released for burns to the hand.

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