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Bomb squad called for Finksburg hand grenade, find device to be inactive

Bomb squad called for Finksburg hand grenade, find device to be inactive
The Office of the State Fire Marshal bomb squad was called to investigate a hand grenade found in Finksburg Tuesday. (Courtesy photo)

The Office of the State Fire Marshal bomb squad was called to investigate a hand grenade found in Finksburg Tuesday.

According to a media release, the bomb squad responded around 12:34 p.m. to a building on the 2400 block of Md. 140/ Baltimore Blvd., Finksburg to “assess a possible military ordnance.”

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That ordnance turned out to be an “inert” hand grenade, according to the media release, which also provided a photo of the grooved, drab-green pineapple shaped piece of metal.

No one was injured and no property was damaged, according to the media release, and the Maryland State Police assisted in the investigation.

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