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Police Evacuate Denver Fire Station For Bomb Scare

DENVER

A bomb scare overnight in Denver was sparked by a vintage piece of firefighting equipment.

The device was left in a box marked "explosives" outside a fire station on Tennyson Street in Denver on Thursday night.

Police evacuated the fire station and two nearby houses while investigators x-rayed the box. That's what one of the fire officials recognized the device.

It's a device that is thrown into a fire, detonates and helps extinguish the flames.

Investigators are now trying to determine who put the item outside the fire station.

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