Explosion causes evacuation of sports bar, movie theater

By Lisa McDonald, Assignment Editor, lmcdonald@wkmg.com
Published On: Mar 23 2014 09:43:20 PM EDT
Updated On: Mar 24 2014 09:51:27 AM EDT

Orange City police are investigating the cause of an explosion behind a popular sports bar.

ORANGE CITY, Fla. -

Orange City police continue to investigate after a device exploded behind a popular sports bar.

Police said an employee of Mickey Finns, located on Saxon Boulevard, was questioned in the explosion, which occurred before 8 p.m. Sunday.

No one was injured in the blast, which was caused by what police described as some sort of flash grenade.

Mickey Finns, a movie theater and several other businesses in the plaza were evacuated as a precaution.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office chopper and K-9 units were called to assist Orange City police in the investigation.

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