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Fire Incident Investigated in Dale City

By Potomac Local April 20, 2012 1:30 pm

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UPDATE: FIREWORK TO BLAME

The explosion heard by many in the Dale City area this morning was caused by a firework, police said.

A bomb detection squad was called to a home on Evansdale Road today after initial reports indicated a bottle bomb exploded in the area. That was not the case, though neighbors did call 911 when they saw smoke.

No injuries were reported.

DALE CITY, Va. – Fire crews were called to another what appears to be bottle bomb incident today, sources say.

Just after 11 a.m., fire crews in Dale City were called to the to a home at 4412 Evansdale Road, near Cardinal Drive, after a report of someone hearing an explosion and then seeing smoke, according to initial reports. Prince William fire officials have not confirmed the presence of bottle bombs.

There’s no word yet if anyone was injured.

This latest incident comes after authorities in Prince William said earlier this month bottle bomb cases were on the rise again.

 

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