A1A reopens in Volusia County after firework found in road, police say

Authorities investigate device found on South Atlantic Avenue

Published On: Apr 18 2013 05:25:35 AM EDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2013 11:01:40 AM EDT
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DAYTONA BEACH SHORES -

Authorities have reopened A1A in Daytona Beach Shores after the "explosive device" was deemed a firework.

According to Daytona Beach fire officials, 911 dispatch received the first call of the device, which apparently looked like a hand grenade, shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The device was found on the 2100 block of South Atlantic Avenue, police said. A1A was reopened just after 10:30 a.m.

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