Philadelphia Police were on scene of a reported pipe bomb finding in Oxford Circle.
The incident was reported early Thursday morning by a female inside a residence on the 6100 block of Shisler St.
There were a total of six pipe bombs inside a box in the woman's basement, one was nearly ready to explode.
15 nearby homes were evacuated, while hundreds of students at a school were instructed to stay inside.
Police have put out the explosive device with The Philadelphia Bomb Squad. No injuries have been reported from the scene.
"Now we have to do a complete and thorough search of the property from top to bottom to make sure that there is nothing else here," Chief John Sullivan of Homeland Security said.
Neighbors were on edge as crews worked to get rid of the devices.
I want to know who is doing this and what you're going to do about it" Patsy Patterson said, "I'm ready to move.
ATF Agents announced an arrest of a 36- year- old Michael Beer in Northampton County.
Authorities say they believe the threat is over.
In the wake of yesterday’s system, icy spots will be a concern for the region along with the bitter cold. Look for lows in the teens and 20S. Highs close to 30. West winds 5-10 mph with feels like temperatures in the teens. Bundle up and watch for icy patches on roads and sidewalks.
Wednesday (29/21): Sun/Clouds
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Friday (32/17): Sun/Clouds
Saturday (36/35): Rain/Snow