Backyard Blast

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Monday, November 26, 2012 - 11:32am

Children find live grenades while digging in their backyard.

Children digging in a Christmas, Florida yard found what appeared to be some type of grenade on Saturday afternoon.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office bomb squad detonated the object around 5 p.m. and no one was injured.

Deputies said a second device was also found a short time after the blast and was blown up.

"It was a live grenade. Secondly, while they were disposing of the first one close by, they found a second hand grenade," said Paul Hopkins, of the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

A homeowner who asked to remain unnamed said his grandson picked up one of the grenades and brought it to him.
 

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