Military Ordinance Control Detonated on Marconi Beach

police carWELLFLEET – State Police Bomb Squad units control detonated military ordinance found this afternoon on Marconi Beach in Wellfleet.

According to Lt. George White of the Wellfleet Fire Department, the device was a 10 millimeter projectile, which was live, and found at the base of the dunes.

The whole beach area was cleared before detonation around 6:30 p.m.

White said that finding military ordinance on the beach is nothing new, and crews have looked for ordinance out there before.

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After the device was found, beach goers were kept about 100 yards from the area.