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World War I weaponry found at Greenfield recycling center

World War I weaponry found at Greenfield recycling center


DAYS A WEEK. AA, 22NEWS BARRY: AND THE STATE POLICE BOMB SQUAD HAD A JOB TO DO IN GREENFIELD TODAY. 22NEWS REPORTER MIKE MASCIADRELLI WAS THERE AS STATE POLICE AND THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HANDLED A POSSIBLY EXPLOSIVE SITUATION. MIKE: GREENFIELD FIREFIGHTERS AND THE STATE POLICE BOMB SQUAD REMOVED TWO WORLD WAR I ERA ARTILLERY SHELLS FROM W-T-E RECYCLING TODAY. GREENFIELD FIRE CHIEF ROBERT STRAHAN TOLD 22NEWS WORKERS FOUND TWO SUSPICIOUS ITEMS AT THE WTE REYCYLING CENTER THIS MORNING. AFTER A FEW HOURS INVESTIGATING, THE GREENFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT AND STATE POLICE BOMB SQUAD DETERMINED THE ITEMS WERE OLD ARTILLERY SHELLS THAT PROBABLY FELL OUT OF AN OLD VEHICLE IN THE RECYCLING YARD. CHIEF ROBERT STRAHAN: WE HAVE A SMALL AREA QUARTERED OFF WITHIN THE YARD, THERE IS NO HAZARD TO THE PUBLIC. MIKE: CHIEF STRAHAN TOLD 22NEWS THE ARTILLERY SHELLS WERE TAKEN TO A REMOTE LOCATION AROUND 2 O CLOCK SO THEY COULD BE SAFELY DETONATED. MIKE: WTE RECYCLING WAS SHUT DOWN DURING THE INVESTIGATION, BUT ARE NOW BACK IN OPERATION.

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