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Live Vietnam-Era Grenade Found In Pacifica Park

PACIFICA (CBS SF) — A live Vietnam-era grenade was found in a Pacifica park Thursday 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.

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