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Police: Explosion at Jericho Terrace Catering Hall in Mineola caused by commercial fireworks

Police responded to a bomb scare at Jericho

Police responded to a bomb scare at Jericho Terrace Catering Hall in Mineola Thursday night after reports of an explosion. (July 4, 2014 3:49 PM)

Police responded to a bomb scare at Jericho Terrace Catering Hall in Mineola Thursday night after reports of an explosion.

Witnesses among the roughly 100 people inside say they heard a bang and saw an explosion and smoke outside the building.

Police say the explosion was the result of commercial fireworks shot out of a tube launcher.

No one was hurt.

Police say they are...

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