RCMP Cpl. Grant Learned says the item appears to be some sort of incendiary device that could cause a small explosion.
The two women found it at the basement of a home where they are tenants with other residents.
Learned says the RCMP detachment has not been evacuated, but the area around it has been cordoned off.
A nearby daycare has also been notified.
Photos of the package have been sent to an explosive demolition team in Vancouver, which is expected to fly out to Kamloops. (CFJC, CHNL)
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