Bomb squad responds to smoking canister on Malibu Road beach


Photo by Julie Ellerton A bomb squad, Sheriff’s deputies, fire engines and more responded to a call today about explosives found on the beach along Malibu Road only to find, what Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s officials said was a water flare. However, other official statements described the canister as a “floating marker” that contained phosphorous, which can be toxic if touched.