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Bomb squad inspects vehicle, finds fireworks


Last updated 1/21/2021 at 9:50am

On Sunday, Jan. 17, sections of road at the intersection of Orleans Road and Wilson/Link Road in Fountain were blocked off while the Colorado Springs Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (EOD) inspected a white SUV.

According to a representative with the Fountain Police Department, officers initially arrived at the scene after receiving a call about a suspicious vehicle. The officers saw potential homemade explosives inside the vehicle, and EOD came in to inspect the objects. The team determined that the objects were altered aerial fireworks, which are illegal in Colorado (see

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