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HANDLE WITH CARE: A member of the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from the Little Rock Air Force Base removes a live World War I-era artillery round from the front seat of a pickup truck in the 200 block of Valley Street on Monday.

HANDLE WITH CARE: A member of the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from the Little Rock Air Force Base removes a live World War I-era artillery round from the front seat of a pickup truck in the 200 block of Valley Street on Monday.

WWI-era munition prompts evacuation

By Grace Brown
This article was published September 19, 2017 at 4:00 a.m.

Hot Springs police evacuated and blocked off a portion of Valley Street for several hours Monday after an employee of a business in the area was found in possession of a live World War I-era artillery round.

The Sentinel-Record/Richard Rasmussen ANTIQUE ARTILLERY: A member of the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from Little Roc...

LIVE ROUND: A live World War I-era artillery round rests on a sand bag against a building after it was removed from a pickup truck in the 200 block of...

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