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Explosion of Soda Bottle Bomb in Hurlock Leads to Arrest

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HURLOCK, Md.- Authorities have announced the arrest of a boy accused of setting off a "soda bottle bomb" in the backyard of a home in Hurlock.

According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office, at approximately 5:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, a passerby notified authorities that an explosion occurred.

The State Fire Marshal Bomb Squad reported to 6230 Elizabeth St., and located the chemical reaction device.

As a result of the investigation into the explosion, deputy state fire marshals arrested a boy on the charge of manufacturing an explosive device, a felony that can carry penalties up to $250,000 in fines and 25 years in prison.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Salisbury Office of the State Fire Marshal at (410) 713-3780.

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