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World War II mortar removed from Cottonwood Heights home

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Posted at 5:31 PM, Jul 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-19 19:50:57-04

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — Authorities safely removed a World War II-era mortar from a Cottonwood Heights home on Monday.

According to a tweet by the Utah Air National Guard, Members of the 151st Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team helped the Cottonwood Heights Police Department remove a type 89 World War II mortar from a residential house.

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The mortar was being taken to Camp Williams to be properly be disposed of.