Fire officials, local police and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to a call from the Bedford, N.H., club that reported a “soda bottle bomb” on the lawn near the ninth hole.
Fire officials neutralized a homemade bomb found on the golf course at Manchester Country Club in Bedford, N.H., on August 16, The Hartford Courant reported.
A club worker spotted what he described as a “soda bottle bomb” on the lawn near the ninth hole and contacted police. Fire crews, the Hartford Police Bomb Squad and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to the call at 8:13 a.m., The Hartford Courant reported.
Officials found a 2-liter bottle containing unknown chemicals and determined it to be a homemade bomb. They closed the course and spent hours securing the area and disposing of the bottle. The course reopened at 10:37 a.m.
Fire officials added that anyone who finds a swollen bottle that looks like it could burst should call 911 immediately, The Hartford Courant reported.service