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Explosive device found near a business on Air Lane disabled by regional bomb squad

Posted at 11:32 AM, Dec 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-27 16:29:12-05

EL PASO COUNTY — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has found a possible explosive device near a business on Air Lane in unincorporated El Paso County.

According to the department, the call came in from an employee at the GFL Transfer Station on Tuesday.

Authorities say a cordon has been established for several hundred yards and employees have been evacuated.

There is an explosives team on the scene and there is no threat to the public.

The Regional Bomb Squad disabled the device on Tuesday afternoon around 2 PM. Emergency Responders have left the scene.

As this is an ongoing investigation, no other information will be released at this time. The Sheriff's Office said there is no known threat to the public at this time.

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