By CBS3 Staff


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Authorities are investigating the discovery of a firework taped to an aerosol can at a home in West Oak Lane on Monday morning. The Philadelphia Police Bomb Squad cleared the scene near West 65th Avenue and North 15th Street.

Explosive Device Found During Burglary Investigation In West Oak Lane

Police say the homeowner called authorities claiming someone stole his guns during a home burglary around 1:30 a.m.

When police arrived to investigate, they discovered more weapons and a large firework taped to an aerosol can.

Police say the scene has been cleared and is safe.