The bomb disposal unit was called after officers found unidentified materials while making an arrest in Margate yesterday.
Kent Police attended an address in Sandhurst Place, Margate, where two men were arrested on suspicion of burglary offences at around 5.20pm.
While searching the property unidentified materials were found by officers and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit was called to asses the situation.
Nearby properties were also evacuated, but it is believed the area has since been made safe.
More to follow.