UPDATE: The item was identified as a homemade firework, according to the CPD. 


PREVIOUS STORY: The Chattanooga Police Department's Bomb Squad was called to 421 W 25th Street to investigate a suspicious package Saturday morning.

The bomb squad blew up the item as a precaution.

It is unclear at this time what was in the package, but according to the bomb squad, the item was not a threat.