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For Rent: Cozy House, Active Rocket

Posted March 21, 1996 6:00 a.m. EST

— March 22, 1996 - 4:40 p.m. EST

When a Fayetteville rental agent went to show a house to a prospective tenant Thursday, he found one explosive feature he hadn't counted on.

In one of the closets in the Scottsdale subdivision house was a live Army rocket, armed and ready to blow.

It was the type of rocket used in Army training exercises.

Fort Bragg's explosives unit has since defused and destroyed the rocket