POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - The all clear has been given after officials determined a suspicious item found on the shores of Pompano Beach was a used flare. 

Police and the bomb squad were called out to inspect a tube found in the sea oat grass along the sand, around Third Street and North Pompano Beach Boulevard, Friday afternoon.

Officials later determined the device was a military marker flare that had washed ashore.

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