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Burbank Police Department, California
Wednesday December 11th, 2019 :: 11:26 a.m. PST


[UPDATE] Police Activity: 200 block of Hollywood Way; Suspicious object deemed safe

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The device has been deemed safe and does not contain any explosive material. The device resembled a television/movie prop. The origin of the device is currently under investigation. Traffic lanes have been re-opened and all evacuation orders lifted. Thank you for your patience.

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Police Activity:

200 block of Hollywood Way

Suspicious object resembling a pipe bomb found. Police and LASD Arson & Explosive Investigators are on-scene and examining the device.

The area has been cordoned-off as a precaution and some residences have been evacuated.

Update to follow, once a determination has been made on whether or not the device contains explosive material.


No further actions required

Burbank Police Department, California
200 North Third Street
Burbank, CA 91502

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 818-238-3000

Derek Green
Burbank Police Media Relations
[email protected]

232 N Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505

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