Bomb squad disposes of washed-up ordnance

An off-Island State Police bomb squad detonated ordnance that had washed up in Edgartown on Monday. 

A loud explosion could be heard Monday afternoon coming from the former Edgartown landfill off Meshacket Road, which was the bomb squad disposing of the ordnance with a controlled explosive charge.

According to Edgartown Police Chief Bruce McNamee, one piece of ordnance was found on Wasque, and two others washed up on South Beach.