Greenfield Fire and Police Dept. responded to the WTE Recycling facility on Wednesday around 9:11 a.m. for a possible military ordinance found on the property.
Mass. State Police Bomb Squad assisted the fire units on scene, and following a safe perimeter being established, no immediate threat was determined.
The WWI artillery rounds were disposed of by the US Navy EOD team in a remote location.
Following an investigation by Greenfield Police, it was determined that the rounds were located in a 1930’s truck that had been left for decades and removed for scrapping.
The scraper wasn’t aware of what was inside the vehicle.
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