Unidentifiable object found near CAAA Pyrotechnics facility, residents asked to seek shelter

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CRANE, Ind. — An unidentifiable object found near the Crane Army Ammunition Activity Pyrotechnics facility in Crane, Ind. forced residents to stay indoors for nearly an hour Wednesday afternoon.

Around 2 p.m., construction workers found the object prompting a warning to residents of the possible danger.

Crane officials have not confirmed if it was an un-exploded ordinance, but the situation was treated as such.

Around 3 p.m. Crane’s explosive ordinance disposal team removed the object and transported it to a demo range where it was safely disposed.

The shelter in place was lifted at 3 p.m.

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