Explosive Materials Reported in New Jersey Apartment

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Police responded Monday to a New Jersey apartment building where explosive materials were reported inside a home.

    Union County Police Chief Daniel Vaniska said his bomb squad was on the scene for several hours at a ground floor apartment off Morris Avenue in Union Township.

    The call came in Monday afternoon reporting "explosive materials" at the location, and apartments on both sides were evacuated, police said.

    A source tells NBC 4 New York a man is in custody; the man is described as a former Marine who makes his own fireworks.

    --Brian Thompson contributed to this story