Artillery shell found in Little Ferry neighborhood, prompting evacuations

Little Ferry Police evacuated homes on Lakeview Avenue after finding an artillery shell, Sept. 3, 2013. (Myles Ma/NJ.com)

LITTLE FERRY — Police evacuated a Lakeside Avenue neighborhood Tuesday morning after a volunteer worker found an old artillery shell in a backyard.

A crew from Habitat for Humanity was performing work on the home, which was damaged during Hurricane Sandy, when they came upon the ordnance. The crew notified police and vacated the area, police said.

Little Ferry Police searched the area and located the rusted shell at about 9 a.m., Chief Ralph Verdi told NJ.com. The volunteers left the scene before police …read more

Source: NJ.com Bergen

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