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No Timeline Given On Explosion Investigation

Amarillo police say the residential area around the 3600 block of Lenwood Drive, the scene of an explosion on Monday will remain blocked off as investigators work the scene.

Officials have not released the address of the home where the explosion took place.

Fourteen homes in the area have been evacuated.

Bomb Team Technicians began securing evidence at the scene, along with the FBI.

Officials arrested 32-year-old Erfan Salmanzadeh at the scene for possession of components of explosives, a third degree felony, and he is booked into Randall County jail.

Components used to make explosives were located in the alley, backyard and home.

Investigators are asking that anyone who may have information about the incident call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at (806) 374-4400

Story By: Chuck Williams


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