Police: Explosion at Jericho Terrace Catering Hall in Mineola caused by commercial fireworks
MINEOLA - 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.
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No one was hurt.
Police say they are searching for the person who shot the fireworks.