More Unexploded Ordinances Found In Cape May County

It’s been a crazy month in Cape May County with unexploded ordinances. Last week there were two days where unexploded ordinances were found in the backyard of some homes in the City of Cape May.

More Unexploded Ordinance Found In Cape May County

More Unexploded Ordinances Found In Cape May County

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Now there has been another unexploded ordinance found in North Cape May.

According to the press release; at approximately 11:44 A.M. Lower Township Police Officer Lou Bartleson was flagged down by a local resident who stated he located unexploded ordinance in his back yard.”

The home owner, who lives at 1600 block of Washington Boulevard, was digging in his back yard when he unearthed an old unexploded 75mm military projectile.  

Additional Lower Township Police Officers arrived on scene in the area of the Upon arrival, they immediately set up a safety perimeter.  The roadway was then shut down and surrounding residents were evacuated. 

A short time later a technician group from the Atlantic City Bomb Squad arrived on scene, removed the ordinance, and safely disposed of it in a safe location. 

Once the area was deemed safe, area residents were able to return home and the roadway was reopened. 

Thank you to our First Responders!!!!

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