Authorities on the scene tell WMBD that earlier Wednesday morning, officers served a search warrant for a building located on South 13th and Broadway streets in Pekin.
Upon entering the building, officers found an apparent flammable device and immediately called the bomb squad.
It’s unknown at this time why a search warrant was served.
Multiple agencies are on the scene.
Residents have been asked to vacate the area until it’s deemed safe.
An arrest was made by local law enforcement.
*This story will be updated as soon as new details emerge.