Mortar rounds found at Fla. home aren't live


Published: Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 30, 2009 at 11:58 p.m.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. A bomb squad says two mortar rounds found in a southwest Florida mobile home park are not live.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office bomb squad said the mortar rounds, a 60 millimeter round and another round with a fuse in it, posed no threat.

Pinellas County Sheriff's deputies initially came to the area to dispose of a revolver and found the explosives in a covered porch at the home. Residents were kept inside their homes while authorities investigated.

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