Newburyport police and firefighters are investigating after contractors found 4 potential pipe bombs in a house they have been engaged on, authorities stated.
Police and firefighters responded to a house on Buy Avenue simply after 2 p.m. Thursday after contractors discovered a field that contained “what seemed to be 4 pipe bombs,” authorities stated in a press launch.
Authorities secured the scene and known as within the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad. However even after x-raying the gadgets, they have been unable to find out whether or not the gadgets have been precise bombs or simply props, authorities stated.
The house is beneath development and nobody is at the moment dwelling there. Police stated the property proprietor was not conscious of the field’s presence.
“Out of an abundance of warning, the Bomb Squad might be eradicating the gadgets from the house and taking them to a secluded space off Colby Farm Highway to soundly destroy the gadgets,” police stated within the launch.
There isn’t a menace to most people, authorities stated.
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