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Lakeland Linder Airport given ‘all clear’ after live missile found on property, officials say

LAKELAND, Fla. — Lakeland Linder Airport has been given the “all clear” after a live missile was found on the property Friday evening, officials said.

According to Eugene Conrad, director of Lakeland Linder Airport, the airport was given the all clear.

Officials said a container with a live missile with explosives on it was found Friday evening. The missile was live, but it not armed.

The container arrived with pieces of a plane from a company called Draken International. Officials said containers usually have inert missiles in them.

For some reason, this one container had a live missile inside, officials said.

Lakeland Fire Rescue and ATF are on the scene and a unit from MacDill is on the way to remove the missile.

The missile should be removed within an hour, officials said.

This is a developing story, get the latest updates with ABC Action News

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