BURBANK (CBSLA) – A suspicious package consisting of pipes and wiring prompted a bomb squad call-out in a residential Burbank neighborhood Wednesday morning and some evacuations, but was later deemed to be safe.
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The package was called in at around 7:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Hollywood Way, a few blocks from Warner Bros. Studios, according to Burbank police. It was found in a grass parkway near several apartment buildings.
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Officers arrived on scene and determined the item consisted of four black pipes with some kind of wiring and resembled a movie prop, police said. The immediate area had been evacuated.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad was called to the scene.
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Hollywood Way was shut down for the investigation.