By Elisabeth Smith

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — The Roseville-Rocklin Explosive Ordnance Device Team rendered a possible explosive device safe in the 1400 block of Blossom Hill Way Monday night.

Some homes surrounding the scene were evacuated as a precaution. According to the Roseville Fire Department, the device is believed to be an old military-style mortar and it’s unknown if it is still charged.

Officials said residents who live on Main Sail Circle, Chesapeake Drive, New England Drive, and New England Court were not able to enter or exit their neighborhood.

The scene was cleared by 9:05 p.m. and residents were allowed to return home.