HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Surrounding homes in the Buckroe area of Hampton were evacuated after suspected ordnance was discovered Tuesday morning.

Battalion Chief Anthony Chittum with Hampton Fire & Rescue said it was in the 300 block of Buckroe Avenue, near North Mallory Street.

An explosive ordnance disposal crew from Langley Air Force Base was not able to positively identify the suspected ordnance at the scene, but took it for disposal.

An ordnance disposal team responds to suspected ordnance in the Buckroe area of Hampton on Sept. 27, 2022 (Courtesy of Tony and Anita Walters)

The scene cleared after 1 p.m. and residents were allowed back in their homes.