Massachusetts: Improvised Explosive Device Found on Porch in New Bedford, Police Say

An improvised explosive device was discovered and destroyed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Friday, in an incident that brought out state police and Navy bomb technicians, police said. No one was hurt as the device was investigated and detonated in a Read More …

104th Explosive Ordnance Disposal team trains for joint response

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 104th Civil Engineering Squadron attended Raven’s Challenge Interoperability Exercise June 6-11, 2021, at Fort Devens Army Base, Devens, Massachusetts. Raven’s Challenge is an annual, interagency, counter improvised explosive device exercise, funded by the Department Read More …

Massachusetts: Explosives Removed from Monterey Home

Law enforcement officers discovered dozens of explosive devices and parts during the execution of a search warrant at a West Road home on Friday. A statement from the offices the Berkshire district attorney and the state fire marshal did not Read More …

I-Team: Exclusive Look At SWAT Team Training On Hidden Explosives, Booby Traps

Massachusetts State Police says it is all too aware of the danger of homemade explosives and booby traps. The ongoing concern about hidden lethal devices prompted the FBI, Boston and State Police to offer awareness training recently for regional SWAT Read More …

Rescue crews discover IEDs and explosive propane in rubble of a burned down Massachusetts condo

Rescue crews searching through the rubble of a Massachusetts condominium block that erupted in flames on Sunday night have discovered a man’s body, two explosive devices and a batch of propane tanks. Residents of the building in Fitchburg, around 55 Read More …

Explosive device found in car at Northampton (Mass.) fairgrounds, officials report

Massachusetts State Police found an improvised explosive device in a vehicle at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton Friday, officials confirmed Saturday. Jennifer Mieth, of the State Fire Marshal’s Office, said the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad was called to assist Northampton Police in Read More …