WISCONSIN RAPIDS (WAOW) — A bomb was found in a vehicle, blocks away from Wisconsin Rapids Middle School, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say they were completing an investigation at 2821 Gaynor Avenue when they saw the device inside a vehicle. They say it was parked in the backyard of the residence.
The Marathon-Oneida County Bomb Squad was called out to investigate. They deemed the bomb was not active and they were able to dismantle it without incident.
The public was not at risk during the incident, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.