CHURCH CREEK, Md. (WJZ) — A man harvesting oysters in the Chesapeake Bay Thursday found something quite unexpected: a military marine flare.

The state fire marshal’s office said the commercial fisherman found the flare in the bay and called officials after returning to his Dorchester County home.

Credit: Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office

A state bomb squad responded to the scene and disposed of the flare, officials said.

No injuries or damage were reported.



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