AGAWAM – Police have closed part of Suffield Street and evacuated two homes after a possible explosive device was discovered in a house.
The device was found near 750 Suffield St. at about 8:30 p.m., Fire Department officials said.
The Fire Department, the Fire Department Bomb Squad and the Police Department are on the scene and staging on Silver Street, according to fire officials.
The device was found near 750 Suffield St. at about 8:30 p.m., fire officials said.
Officials are not sure yet if the device is a danger. The two homes were evacuated and the street was closed as a precaution, fire officials said.
Suffield Street is currently closed between Mill and Silver streets. There is also limited access to Edgewater Road which is located off the part of the street which is closed. People are asked to stay away from the area and find alternative routes, police said.
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