Bomb squad called to Dayton intersection

(WDTN Photo/Justin Kraus)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton bomb squad was called to the intersection West Hillcrest Avenue and Salem Avenue after a report of a grenade found in the intersection.

Officials say someone saw a suspicious looking device and called police.

2 NEWS has learned when the bomb squad arrived they discovered a smoke grenade in the street. The squad is working to dispose of the smoke bomb now and say there is no threat to the public.

Officals say no one was injured. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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