HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – According to Evansville Central Dispatch, police first received a call about a possible explosion in the 1400 block of Cumberland Avenue around 4:07 this afternoon.
Dispatch tells us that fire crews and investigators are on the scene. In a statement from Evansville Police, the investigation involved reports of a suspicious fire outside of an address in Cumberland.
Police officials tell us that investigators have determined that an improvised explosive had gone off in the neighborhood. The EPD Bomb Squad was called out to assist in the investigation, and found the remains of the explosive, which have been deemed safe. Police officials say there are no reports of injuries or property damage.