Fireworks Cause Of Explosion In DC

9:38 PM, Jun 23, 2013   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC residents were alarmed after hearing an explosion on Sunday that appears to have been caused by fireworks, officials say.

At about 6:41 p.m. the DC Fire Department received several calls of an alley way explosion in the area of 3rd and K St Northeast, said Tim Wilson, the fire department public information officer.

Officials found additional fireworks in a backpack and are questioning a suspect, said D.C. police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump.

Residents said nearby buildings and windows raddled. No injures or structure damage were reported.



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