- Associated Press - Friday, January 26, 2018

MALDEN, Mass. (AP) - Officials say a Massachusetts firehouse was evacuated when an elderly man tried to hand in an old hand grenade.

Malden fire officials say the station was evacuated Thursday as a precaution because it was unclear if the decades-old grenade posed a danger.

Officials say the man lives in a nearby retirement community and he was looking for a way to get rid of the device.

A state police bomb squad was called in to dispose of the grenade.

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