Explosion In Elk Grove Caused By Man Making Model Rocket

ELK Grove (CBS13) – An explosion that went off in an Elk Grove neighborhood Wednesday were caused by a man making a model rocket.

According to sheriff’s deputies, a 20-year-old man was at a residence in the 10000 block of Frank Greg Way mixing chemicals for his model rocket, when they exploded.

Hazmat workers and the sheriff’s department bomb squad were also called out to the residence after two more of the rockets were discovered.

There’s no word yet on injuries or damage to property.

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