Barrie: Police remove 83 explosive devices

After having been unable to be in their homes for a week, about 60 Barrie residents were allowed to return home after police removed explosives and other dangerous materials from a house and deemed the surrounding area to be safe.
Barrie Police Service gave the all-clear at 3:20 p.m. yesterday. Barrie police, together with the RCMP, the OPP, and the Ontario Centre for Forensic Sciences (CFS), had completed their week long work to render the property at 30 Virgilwood Crescent, safe for nearby residents to return to their homes.
The National Post reports investigators recovered and removed 83 improvised explosive devices (IEDs), chemicals, and 29 firearms that included rifles, shotguns, and a submachine gun. Thousands of rounds of ammunition were also found.

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