Authorities investigate homemade explosive device in Spotsylvania County

12:03 PM, Oct 3, 2013   |    comments
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(WUSA9) -- Spotsylvania County authorities are investigating after someone detonated a homemade explosive device in the Chancellor area of the county on Wednesday night.

Authorities say in a press release that someone reported a loud explosion at approximately 10:46 p.m.

According to authorities, they found that the device was placed on the ground and detonated in a utility right-of-way between houses off of Regency Glen Drive.

A wooden fence was damaged in the explosion, say authorities.

The Spotsylvania Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the incident. Authorities ask anyone with information to call 540-507-7900.

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