Photos: Explosives removed from Burnham-On-Sea home
army bomb disposal team and police were called to a Burnham-On-Sea
street on Tuesday morning (October 14th) after two unexploded
wartime artillery shells were found.
were the scenes in Lynton Road as the team investigated the discovery
in an occupied house.
spokesman Craig Evry told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were called
to an unoccupied house in Burnham-On-Sea after two First World
War artillery shells were found inside."
"The property, in Lynton Road, is due to go to auction and
was in the process of being cleared when the shells were found
at around 9.15am."
The army's Explosive Ordnance Disposal team was called in and
the shells, pictured below, were taken to a local beach for a
controlled explosion, which was carried out as a precaution.
Our photos show the scenes in Lynton Road during the day.
The two First World War artillery shells that were found in the
The Explosive Ordnance Disposal team in Lynton Road during the
Officers at the scene watching the Explosive Ordnance Disposal
team in action