NEWTON, Mass. — Fire officials say the U.S. Navy was called in to deal with a live artillery shell found at an old salvage yard in Massachusetts.
WHDH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2vkLRFr ) the 6-inch shell was found as crews were cleaning up the salvage yard in Newton on Wednesday.
A state police bomb squad was called in, along with a Navy team out of Newport, Rhode Island.
The Newton Fire Department says the Navy will dispose of the shell at a military facility.
Information from: WHDH-TV, http://www1.whdh.com