All clear given for Yigo unexploded ordnance

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The All Clear was issued at 11:30 a.m. for the reported ordnance located on Chalan Guaka Rd., Yigo.

The area resumed normal operations. 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.”

This will be the final statement issued by GHS/OCD regarding the reported UXO incident.

(GHS/OCD Release)

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