The all-clear was issued at 1:04 p.m. for the found ordnance located at the Dandan landfill in Talofofo.
According to Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense, the area resumed normal operations and all precautions were taken to ensure the safety of the public and responders involved.
GHS/OCD remind residents and visitors to practice the “3Rs of Explosive Safety” when any UXO or munition is encountered:
* Recognize – when you may have encountered a munition and that munitions are dangerous.
* Retreat – do not approach, touch, move, or disturb it, but carefully leave the area.
* Report – call 911 and advise of what you saw and where you saw it.
Visit https://www.denix.osd.mil/uxo/ to learn more about the “3Rs if Explosive Safety.”