Route 7 Reopens in New Milford

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014  |  Updated 4:13 PM EDT
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Route 7 Reopens in New Milford

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Route 7 in New Milford is closed between Fort Hill Road and Bridge Street

Route 7 in New Milford was closed on Wednesday between Fort Hill Road and Bridge Street after an  old mortar shell that was found.

Some local evacuations were ordered while police investigated. They were concerned the shell might be live and could explode.

The state police bomb squad responded, and cleared the scene around 4 p.m.

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